If you’re planning your dream wedding in the Bay State, congratulations!
Whatever your theme or guest list — should you invite Aunt Edna or your second cousin Joe? — there are a few things you’ll need to do before the big day to make sure your ceremony is official.
Congratulations, you tied the knot! You’re probably ready to kick back and enjoy your newlywed bliss, but don't forget there's still some paperwork to take care of.
Need a copy of a vital record? Order copies of certified records for a fee. If we can’t find your record, we’ll send you a Negative Statement. Please note you can’t browse vital records online.
If you were married in Massachusetts over 365 days ago, you can still register your marriage with the state.
You can file for a name change in Massachusetts if you are 18 years or older and want to legally change your name.
If you are looking to change information on your driver's license, Mass ID, or Liquor ID you will need to notify the RMV.
A Justice of the Peace is a judicial officer appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Executive Council.