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Marriage Certificates
Where to Apply
  • Out-of-state residents must file their intentions to marry in any municipal office. Once the intentions are filed and the license is issued, the parties are free to marry anywhere within the State of Maine. The license is valid for a period of 90 days from the date the intentions are filed.
  • Residents of the State of Maine must record notice of their intentions to marry in the office of the clerk of the municipality in which at least one of them resides. If only one of the parties resides in Maine, the parties must record notice of their intentions to marry in the office of the clerk of the municipality in which the resident party resides. Once the intentions are filed and the license is issued, the parties are free to marry anywhere within the State of Maine. The license is valid for a period of 90 days from the date the intentions are filed.

When applying for your marriage license, please allow approximately 20 minutes to complete the application process. We require that all applicants come to City Hall (27 Pine Street) no later then 3:30 pm to allow enough time to complete the process during normal business hours.

Local Notaries Public / Dedimus Justices
To find a notary public in Lewiston who can perform wedding ceremonies, please visit the State of Maine's notary public and dedimus justice search.

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