Marriage Licenses

Criteria


You can apply for a marriage license in East Greenwich if you meet one of the following criteria:
  • Either party is an East Greenwich Resident
  • Both parties live out of state and the wedding ceremony is taking place in East Greenwich.
APPOINTMENTS ARE APPRECIATED ~ please call (401) 886-8605 (X 0). 

Parties must both be present to sign the marriage license. Each party must bring a certified birth certificate (translated if it is from a foreign country) or a current passport and a valid photo ID. 


Subsequent (Second, Third, etc.) Marriages


If it is not the first marriage then a final divorce decree (with a raised seal) or death certificate (with a raised seal) must be presented.

Processing Time


Please allow 20 to 30 minutes to process your request.

Fees


Marriage Licenses cost $24.

State Requirements


Rhode Island (RI) Marriage Requirements are found on the Department of Health website.

RI Department of Health's website has been updated to include "What You Should Know" information regarding Rhode Island's new Marriage Equality Law.