The license must be given to the officiant who will conduct your wedding ceremony.
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You must be at least 18 to marry in Vermont (16 or over with the consent of a parent/legal guardian).
Previously married applicants must provide a certified copy of a divorce decree or a certified death certificate to obtain a new marriage license.
A Vermont license is good for marriage in the State of Vermont only. Vermont residents may marry anywhere in the state of Vermont, however you must obtain your marriage license in the town that either one of you reside in. If neither party is a Vermont resident, you may obtain the license from any town clerk in the state.
A judge, supreme court justice, assistant judge, justice of the peace or an ordained or licensed minister, rabbi or priest residing in VT can perform your ceremony.
After the ceremony the officiant will complete the sections concerning the date, place, and officiant of your ceremony, the officiant must than return it to the Town Clerk’s office where it was issued within 10 days. The license becomes official after it has been recorded in the Town Clerk’s office where it was purchased.