Marriage records can not be requested or returned electronically.
The City Clerk’s Office provides certified copies of marriage records to immediate family members for marriage licenses that were applied for in Somersworth New Hampshire. Due to a newly created statewide central database, we are able to provide copies of all New Hampshire marriage records that took place in and after 1998. Certificates for Mariiage Record dated 1960 to present are in the State database and can be obtained in any NH City or Town. Records prior to 1960 must be obtained in the Town or City of the marriage.
Certificates for Divorce Records dated 1979 to present are in the State database and can be obtained in any City or Town. Records prior to 1979 must be obtained in the City or Town of the marriage.
The fee is $15.00 for one copy and $10.00 for each additional copy issued at the same time on the same record. Payment, in the Tax Office, can be made by cash, check, pin-less debit card, or credit card. If request is by mail, please pay by check and make your check payable to the City of Somersworth.
Upon receiving the following information with the fee and a self-addressed stamped envelope, your request will be processed. Staff strives to process all requests within two business days.
- Groom’s Name
- Bride’s maiden Name
- Date of Marriage
- Place of Marriage
- Purpose for Request