Parties must appear together in person and may apply for marriages in the Newport City Clerk’s Office between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The license is valid for 3 months.
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
PRESENT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:
IF EITHER PARTY HAS BEEN IN A MARRIAGE OR OTHER LEGAL RELATIONSHIP THE FOLLOWING APPLIES:
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As of August 1, 2013, same-sex marriage is legal in Rhode Island. Also, as of August 1, 2013, Rhode Island will no longer allow couples to enter into a civil union. Any person who otherwise meets the marriage eligibility requirements of R.I.G.L. Chapters 15-1 and 15-2 may marry any other marriage-eligible person. Full marriage eligibility requirements may be found in R.I.G.L. Chapters 15-1 and 15-2, as amended by Public Law (PL) 2013-005
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