Justices of the Peace in New Hampshire

Choose a New Hampshire Justice of the Peace for Your Wedding or Ceremony!

  • Our JPs will assist you in creating the wedding of your dreams.
  • Our JPs are professional, reliable and honorable. They subscribe to a Code of Ethics which puts the couple first.
  • 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. 

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 $50.00, 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.


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.