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How do I obtain a Marriage/Civil Union License?





  1. One or both applicants must be a Hamilton Township Resident.


  2. Applications are done by APPOINTMENT ONLY.Appointments are made at least THREE weeks before the set date of ceremony. To schedule appointment call 609-890-3826.**There is a seventy-two hour waiting period from the time of application until the license is ready for pick-up.**


  3. On the day of appointment please bring:
  1. Completed application. Application can be obtained at local registrar’s office or at:

    English Spanish application

    ******** Do not sign the marriage application form before going to the Local Registrar. You must sign the application, while under oath, in the presence of the issuing authority.

  2. Witness 18 years of age or older with valid I.D.
  3. Name, address & phone number of officiate.
  4. Birth Certificates (or passports)
  5. Social Security Card (or last year’s W-2)
  6. Proof of residency (i.e. utility bill from last 90 days {electric, gas, telephone, water})
  7. If ever in marriage/civil union/domestic partnership:
    1. Provide date and location of divorce
    2. Death Certificate
  8. If in a marriage to current significant other:*REMARRIAGE ONLY*
    1. Bring marriage certificate
  9. $28.00 license fee, collected in the form of cash, money order, or debit/credit (2.9% service charge)

Marriage license application

Requirements for applying for a marriage license

Marriage license instructions

Updated 9/30/2020 10:11 AM
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