Welcome. Did you know that in the State of Maine, the Town Clerk is the “keeper of all records”. One frequent request of the Clerk is to provide copies of birth, death, and marriage certificates. These documents are used for everything from establishing a person’s identity, to applying for a Maine Driver’s License and obtaining a Passport. Anyone who believes Lincoln is listed on their vital record, may request this information in person or through the mail by filling out an application and following the easy directions below. Per Maine State statute, our staff is unable to process this type of request via phone or fax.

  • Birth Certificates / Death Certificates Requests

    To request a birth certificate or death certificate copy, please complete the Vital Records Request Form  with proper identification and proof of eligibility. Send application and supporting documents, together with payment and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:

    Payable to: Town of Lincoln
    Attn: Ann Morrison, Town Clerk
    63 Main Street, Lincoln ME 04457

    The fee for a certified copy is $15.00 for the first copy and $6.00 for each additional copy of the same record ordered at the same time. The fee for a non-certified copy is $3.00. Please make check or money order payable to Town of Lincoln. If you have questions, our phone number is 794-3372, or you may email the Town Clerk, Ann Morrison, at town.clerk@lincolnmaine.org.

  • Marriage Certificates

    To receive a marriage certificate copy, please complete the Vital Records Request Form with proper identification and proof of eligibility. Send application and supporting documents, together with payment and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:

    Payable to: Town of Lincoln
    Attn: Ann Morrison, Town Clerk
    63 Main Street, Lincoln ME 04457

    The fee for a certified copy is $15.00 for the first copy and $6.00 for each additional copy of the same record ordered at the same time. The fee for a non-certified copy is $3.00. Please make check or money order payable to Town of Lincoln. If you have questions, our phone number is 794-3372, or you may email the Town Clerk, Ann Morrison.

  • How to apply for a Marriage License

    Question: Where / How do I apply for a Marriage License?

    Answer: Maine Residents must apply in the town/city where they reside. The license is valid in any community in Maine for a period of 90 days from the date the intentions are filed.

    Note: For couples who maintain separate Maine residences, they can apply in one of the communities of residence.

    Out-of-State Residents may apply in any town and hold the ceremony in any town, for a period of 90 days from the date the intentions are filed.

    If either applicant is a Maine resident, and the fiancé/fiancée resides out-of-state, both applicants should apply in the town of residence of the Maine resident. The license is valid in any community in Maine for a period of 90 days from the date the intentions are filed.

  • Marriage Licenses for Maine Residents

    Question: How do I apply for a Marriage License?

    Answer: For Maine residents only, follow these three steps:

    STEP 1: Intention of Marriage, Record of Social Security Numbers, Previous marriages, and filing fees. These applications must be filed with the Town Clerk.

    Intention of Marriage: The applicants must complete an Intention of Marriage form either at the Town Clerk’s Department or by mail (notarized signatures required).

    The marriage license is valid for 90 days from the date the intentions are filed.

    Previous Marriage(s) If either applicant has been previously married, a certified copy of the death certificate or divorce decree, whichever ended the previous marriage, must be presented to the Town Clerk’s Department for review.

    Filing Fee: The application for Marriage License has a filing fee of $40.00.

    STEP 2: Both applicants must appear in person at the Office of the Town Clerk, prior to the ceremony, to sign the marriage license. Proof of identity is required, e.g. driver’s license, passport, state I.D. The Town Clerk’s Office is open 8:00AM – 5:00PM, Monday – Friday. The office is closed weekends and holidays.

    STEP 3: The marriage license is completed by the officiant, legally qualified to perform a marriage in Maine, and signed by two witnesses. The officiant returns the license to the Town Clerk’s Department for filing. Certified copies are available, through the Town Clerk’s Office, by request only. A fee of $15.00 plus $6.00 for each additional copy is required. The fee for non-certified copies is $3.00.

    To obtain a certified copy of the marriage certificate, please complete the vital records  request form with proper identification and proof of eligibility. Send application and supporting documents, together with payment and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:

    Payable to : Town of Lincoln
    Attn: Ann Morrison, Town Clerk
    63 Main Street, Lincoln ME 04457

  • Marriage Licenses for Out-of-State residents

    Question: How do I apply for marriage license if I am not a resident?

    Answer: For out-of-state residents only, follow these four steps:

    STEP 1: Intention of Marriage, Record of Social Security Numbers, Previous marriages, and filing fees. These applications must be filed with the Town Clerk. Non-residents may apply in any town and marry in any town.

    Intention of Marriage: The applicants must complete an Intention of Marriage form either at the Town Clerk’s Department or by mail (notarized signatures required). The marriage license is valid for a period of 90 days from the date the intentions.