Q & A's

How do I get a marriage license?

"As of October 1, 2009, marriage licenses may be obtained from the town of occurrence.   Once issued, the marriage license is good for 65 days.  There is no  waiting period between applying for and receiving your license".

How many witnesses are required?

None

Is a blood test required?

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If I live in New Haven but I am getting married in Colchester where do I apply for my license?

You must apply in the town you are being married in.

Can a Justice Of The Peace perform marriage ceremonies out of the state?

No, Justice of the Peace  only have jurisdiction in Connecticut.

Are same sex marriages legal in Connecticut.

Yes, unfortunately, not every JP will agree to perform them.