How to get married in Massachusetts
The legal age to marry in Massachusetts is 18 (M.G.L. ch. 207, s. 33A). All people who marry in the state must have a marriage license issued in Massachusetts by any city or town clerk (M.G.L. ch. 207, s. 28).
Marriage licenses are issued from any Massachusetts city or town hall. Proper identification is necessary. You may be required to show a certified birth certificate.
For additional information or questions, contact your local city or town hall or call the Citizen Information Service at 617-727-7030 or 1-800-392-6090.