Marriage Licenses

COVID-19 Update (6/1/2020): The Marriage Bureau office for Sussex County is open to the public on a limited basis for the issuance of marriage licenses and ceremonies, by appointment only. Please email Alisa Mawson at alisa.mawson@sussexcountyde.gov or call (302) 853-1717 to schedule your appointment with the staff in the office (please be sure to leave a message if no one answers). Requests for certified copies still need to be requested via email or Go Certificate. Please see the Certified Copies page for ordering information.


The Marriage Bureau issues marriage licenses, officiates Memorable Marriage ceremonies and provides certified copies of marriage licenses issued in Sussex County, Delaware.

Marriage Bureau staff

Contact Information
Clerk of the Peace Norman A. Jones, Jr. (Jay)
Chief Deputy Alisa Mawson
Clerk II Karen Mitchell

Casual/Seasonal
(Spanish Speaking)

Rosa Velasquez
Address Sussex County Marriage Bureau
2nd Floor, Room 226
2 The Circle
P.O. Box 29
Administrative Office Building
Georgetown, DE 19947
Phone (302) 853-1717
Office Hours: Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Last license to issue at 4 p.m.
The office is closed on holidays.
Email Address: Alisa.Mawson@sussexcountyde.gov