Justices of the Peace in New Hampshire

Wedding Officiants

A New Hampshire Justice of the Peace may officiate ANYWHERE in the state.  To find your JP, start with a city, town or county -- or branch out further! Also, a non-New Hampshire JP who is authorized to perform marriages in his or her state may apply for permission to officiate in NH. www.sos.nh.gov/marriage.htm

Who Can Marry

New Hampshire became the sixth state to legalize gay marriage on June 3, 2009. The law took effect Jan. 1, 2010, replacing civil unions. On January 1, 2011, all civil unions in the state became marriages unless otherwise dissolved or previously converted to marriage.

Marriage License

  • Licenses may be applied for at any New Hampshire town or city clerk's office and is valid in any New Hampshire city or town.
  • The application must be completed in person and signed by both parties. 
  • Licenses are $45.00, payable in cash only. 
  • A photo ID to  prove your identity, such as a driver's license or passport, is required.
  • The license is valid for 90 days from the date of application.  There is no waiting period.
  • If either party was previously married,  the certified document that ended the marriage or civil union, such as a divorce decree, annulment paper, dissolution or death certificate, must be submitted. 

Fees

A certified copy of the marriage certificate may be purchased for $15.00 for the first copy and $10.00 for subsequent copies issued at the same time following the filing of the license by the marriage officiant.

Please click on a town or a county to view all the Justices of the Peace in that location.

Alton (1)
Barnstead
Belmont (1)
Center Harbor
Gilford
Gilmanton
Laconia (4)
Meredith (3)
New Hampton (1)
Sanbornton
Tilton
Albany (1)
Bartlett
Brookfield
Chatham
Conway (1)
Eaton
Effingham
Freedom
Hale's Location
Hart's Location
Jackson (1)
Madison
Moultonborough
Ossipee
Sandwich
Tamworth (1)
Tuftonboro
Wakefield
Wolfeboro (1)
Alstead
Chesterfield
Dublin (1)
Fitzwilliam
Gilsum
Harrisville
Hinsdale
Jaffrey (1)
Keene (4)
Marlborough (1)
Marlow
Nelson
Richmond
Rindge
Roxbury
Stoddard
Sullivan
Surry
Swanzey
Troy
Walpole (1)
Westmoreland
Winchester (1)
Berlin (1)
Carroll
Clarksville
Colebrook
Columbia
Dalton
Dummer
Errol
Gorham
Jefferson (1)
Lancaster (2)
Milan (1)
Northumberland
Pittsburg
Randolph
Shelburne
Stark
Stewartstown
Stratford
Whitefield (1)
Alexandria
Ashland
Bath
Benton
Bethlehem (1)
Bridgewater
Bristol
Campton
Canaan
Dorchester
Easton
Ellsworth
Enfield
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Grafton
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Landaff
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Lyman
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Monroe
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Piermont
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Rumney (1)
Sugar Hill
Thornton
Warren (1)
Waterville Valley
Wentworth
Woodstock
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Antrim
Bedford
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Deering
Francestown
Goffstown
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Greenville
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Hillsborough (2)
Hollis
Hudson
Litchfield
Lyndeborough
Manchester (8)
Mason
Merrimack (1)
Milford (2)
Mont Vernon
Nashua (7)
New Boston (1)
New Ipswich
Pelham
Peterborough (1)
Sharon
Temple
Weare
Wilton
Windsor
Allenstown
Andover (1)
Boscawen
Bow
Bradford
Canterbury
Chichester
Concord (7)
Contoocook
Danbury
Dunbarton
Epsom (1)
Franklin
Henniker
Hill
Hooksett
Hopkinton
Loudon
New London
Newbury
Northfield
Pembroke
Penacook
Pittsfield (1)
Salisbury
Suncook
Sutton
Warner
Webster
Wilmot
Atkinson (1)
Auburn
Brentwood
Candia
Chester
Danville (1)
Deerfield
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East Kingston
Epping
Exeter
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Greenland
Hampstead
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Hampton Falls (1)
Kensington
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Londonderry
New Castle
Newfields
Newington
Newmarket
Newton
North Hampton (1)
Northwood (1)
Nottingham
Plaistow
Portsmouth (3)
Raymond (1)
Rye
Salem (2)
Sandown
Seabrook
South Hampton
Stratham (1)
Windham (2)
Barrington
Dover (8)
Durham
Farmington
Lee (1)
Madbury
Middleton
Milton
New Durham
Rochester (2)
Rollinsford
Somersworth
Stafford
Claremont (1)
Newport (1)