Marriage Certificates

Obtaining a Marriage Certificate

Marriages in Massachusetts are recorded in the city or town where the couple applies for the marriage license. If you applied for a marriage license in Lincoln, you may obtain a certificate of the marriage here after the executed license has been returned by the officiant.
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The fee to obtain a marriage certificate is $5.00; checks payable to the Town of Lincoln.

In Person

To pick up certificates in person, please order your certificates by phone and they will be prepared in advance of your arrival. Walk-in requests are also accepted; you may wait while the certificates are prepared.

By Mail

To receive certificates by mail, send a check or money order payable to: Town of Lincoln. Be sure to include a self-addressed stamped envelope, the names of both parties (prior to marriage), and the date of the wedding.


You may now order certificates online: Click Here for Online Payments