Marriage Intentions

This is the Northampton City Clerk's schedule for filing Marriage Intentions.  Please select from the time slots available.  Plan for 45 minutes to complete the required paperwork and for the Clerk to administer the oath.  

All appointments begin on the hour (i.e., 9:00 am, 10:00 am, etc.). Both parties must be present before we begin the process of completing the paperwork.  If you are unable to keep the appointment, please contact us at (413) 587-1224.

The fee for filing Marriage Intentions is $40, payable in cash or credit card only, and is non-refundable.  

Please bring: 

  • A certified copy of your record of birth AND State Issued Identification (or Passport)
  • Your social security number (If you have one. The card is not required but the number must be provided.)
  • Information about your marriage plans (who will perform the service, date of the service, etc.) We do not have an officiant in our office to perform ceremonies.
  • Filing Fee of $40 (payable in cash or card payment only, and is non-refundable)

Your appointment will take place at the City Clerk's Office in City Hall (210 Main Street, Northampton, MA) please let us know when you have arrived. We will meet with you to complete the paperwork and administer the oath.


NOTE: The Office is observing all safety standards to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as established by the Northampton Health Department. Please reschedule if either party is sick or has COVID-19 related symptoms.