Marriage Licenses


Couples can apply for a marriage license in East Greenwich if they meet one of the following criteria:

  • Either party is an East Greenwich resident
  • Both parties live out of state and the wedding ceremony is taking place in East Greenwich.
Both parties must be present to apply and sign the marriage license. Each party must bring a certified birth certificate (with a raised seal and translated if it is from a foreign country) or a current passport (if NOT born in Rhode Island) and a valid photo ID. 

Subsequent (Second, Third, etc.) Marriages

If it is not the first marriage for either party then a final divorce decree (with a raised seal) or death certificate (with a raised seal) must be presented.

Processing Time

Please allow 20 to 30 minutes to process your request.


Marriage Licenses cost $24.

State Requirements

Rhode Island (RI) Marriage Requirements are found on the Department of Health website.

RI Department of Health's website has been updated to include "What You Should Know" information regarding Rhode Island's new Marriage Equality Law.