How do I apply for a marriage license?

Marriage Licenses are issued by the Town Clerk.

  • You must obtain the license at least 24 hours before the ceremony or up to 60 days in advance.
  • Proper identification is required (driver’s license and birth certificate).
  • The fee is $40.
  • Both parties must come in to the office in order to sign the document.
  • If one or both parties were previously married, either divorce papers with a file date or a death certificate, is required.
  • After the ceremony is performed, the license is returned and a certificate of marriage is issued.
  • Additional certified copies are available for $10 per copy.
Did you know...

Did you know...

Cairo is home to the oldest geologic site in the world, with evidence of a prehistoric forest dating back roughly 387 million years. In 2012, an archaeological dig at a stone quarry on town property discovered the remains of some of the earliest trees to evolve.  These Devonian period fossil root systems form the footprint of an ancient stand of trees belonging to the world’s oldest known forest. Evidence of an extinct, palm-like tree named cladoxylopsid was discovered, as well as conifer relative (archaeopteris) that may be the missing link between trees that reproduce with spores (like ferns) and the seed bearing trees we know today.

(Photo from: Claude Haton.)