Marriage Licenses

COVID-19 Update (3/18/2020): The Marriage Bureau office is currently closed to the public. We can process certified copy requests via email or Go Certificate. All other services at this time are not available. Please call or email if you would like to be put on the list for ceremonies in the future. Please continue to mail all marriage certificates to the office after your wedding. If you need an extension on the timing of your marriage license, please contact the office at (302) 853-1717 or by email. You can call or email at any time to get a status update.


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