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In what municipality/state do I apply for a marriage license?

If the applicants live in another state, but are getting married in Hamilton, they have to apply in Hamilton and the ceremony must take place in Hamilton.  The license is not valid in any other municipality in NJ; only valid in Hamilton.

If the Hamilton resident is getting married in a different state, they have to contact the state where the wedding is taking place for the marriage license.

If the applicants live in NJ but not in Hamilton and are getting married in Hamilton, they must apply in the municipality where they live.  The license is valid for Hamilton or anywhere in NJ.

If the applicants live in Hamilton  they must apply for the license in Hamilton and the license is valid for Hamilton or anywhere in NJ.

If one applicant lives in Hamilton and the other lives in another municipality in NJ  they can apply through either municipality and the license is valid in Hamilton or anywhere in NJ.

Updated 10/2/2015 1:11 PM
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