How to Obtain

Marriage licenses are issued by appointment. Please call our office to schedule your time in advance; 203-794-8505. Marriage licenses are valid for 65 days. The first appointment of the day is taken at 8:30 am and the last is 3:45 pm. Monday-Wednesdays; Thursdays 8:30 am – 5:15 pm; and Fridays 8:30 am – 11:15 am. In order to obtain your marriage license, you must be having the ceremony in Bethel. Residency in Bethel no longer allows application in Bethel if you are to be married in another town.


The cost for the marriage license is $50.00 cash or check, and $20.00 for each certified copy of the license to be obtained post ceremony.

Please complete the marriage application and submit.