Marriage Licenses and How to Obtain

  • The York Town Clerk’s office will issue Marriage Licenses by mail only until further notice. You can download the Marriage Intentions form from the Document Center on this site then follow procedure as noted below.

Marriage  Licenses must be obtained via mail in the Town of York.  Upon receipt of the Notarized Intentions Form, a copy of both parties identification, a check, made out to "Town of York"  for $40.00 and, if pertinent, documentation proving how your last marriage ended, we will mail the license to you.  Your signatures will then be obtained by the person performing your ceremony.

Marriage License Checklist

How to Obtain a License to be Married

 Are you a Maine resident?

  1. Yes, Apply in your Town/City Clerk’s Office
  2. No, Apply at Any Town/City Clerk Office in Maine

 Complete the Intention of Marriage Application (VS2-A)

 Have the Intention of Marriage Application Notarized

 Mail the Intention of Marriage Application us at:

Town Clerk

`       186 York St

York, ME 03909



 Check (Made out to the Town of York)

$40.00 to file the intentions

$15.00 for first Certified Copy of Marriage License you may request now and have mailed to you as soon as we receive the completed License after you have been married from your officiant.             

$6.00 for any addition Certified Copies at that time.  

e.g. a check for $61.00 fulfills the filing fee for the intentions and supplies you with (2) certified copies of your Marriage License to be sent to you after you have been married.  

 Certified Copy of Death Certificate, Divorce decrees or Annulment if there have been previous marriages.

 Photocopy of picture ID