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You may obtain a copy of a birth, marriage, or death certificate at the Town Clerk’s Office. You must bring your valid government-issued photo ID (i.e. Driver’s License or Passport) along with a completed application. Certificates are payable by cash or check payable to the City of Danbury. The fee is $20 per certificate. Credit cards are not accepted.
These certificates may also be requested by mail. Please download and fill out a birth certificate application, marriage certificate application, or death certificate application. Please make sure to mail the completed request with the following requirements: Check or money order made payable to the City of Danbury. Include a photocopy of your valid government issued photo ID (i.e. Driver’s License or Passport).
Mail application and a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
City of DanburyAttn: Town Clerks Office155 Deer Hill Ave.Danbury, CT 06810
A marriage license is required by the Marriage Laws of the State of Connecticut. You must apply in the Town where the ceremony will be performed. No appointment is necessary to apply for a marriage license. Marriage licenses are issued between 9 am to 5 pm. Monday through Thursday. No appointment is necessary.
Applicants 18 years of age or over do not require parental consent to marry in Connecticut.
A 16 or 17-year-old may obtain a marriage license only if the probate court where the minor resides approves a petition filed on the minor's behalf by his or her parent or guardian.
A full legal name is required, using your legal name at the time of the application. No abbreviations, nicknames, or initials. The information for the marriage license should appear as it does on your birth certificate, unless you changed your name legally in a previous marriage then that is your legal name unless your divorce decree reverses it, or you had a court-ordered name change.
The fee for a marriage license is $50 payable by cash or check. An additional $20 will be charged for a certified copy of your marriage certificate which will be mailed to you once your license is returned to our office by the officiant after the ceremony is performed. Additional certified copies can be requested for a $20 per copy fee.
For couples choosing to have a Justice of the Peace perform their ceremony, you may contact a Justice of the Peace from the list provided to make arrangements. The Town Clerk does not perform marriage ceremonies.
Not all states have the same requirements. Contact the state in which the marriage ceremony is being performed.
Regardless of where you were married, the court district for the area where you were residing at the time of your divorce will have those papers. If you were divorced at the Danbury Superior Court, you may contact the Court Clerk at 203-207-8600.
You may obtain a copy of a Land Record at the Town Clerk's Office for $1 per page or by logging into RecordHub from your home for a fee.
View the RecordHub Land Records.
You may obtain a hunting and fishing license in person at the Town Clerk's Office or through the CT DEEP. Reservoir permits can be obtained in the Town Clerk's Office by providing your name, address, and conservation number.
Pursuant to Connecticut General Statute 22-338, all dogs over the age of six months of age must be vaccinated for rabies and licensed during the month of June. The licensing fee is $8 for spayed / neutered dogs and $19 for male / female dogs.
If you are licensing for the first time, it will be necessary for you to provide your name, address, phone number, name of dog, breed, age, and color. You will also be required to provide proof of current rabies vaccination and proof of your dog being neutered or spayed from your veterinarian. Dog License Application
If this is a renewal, you will need to provide documentation of current rabies vaccination if it is noted on your renewal that your vaccination has expired.
Annual licenses must be obtained during the period of June 1, 2021, through June 30, 2021. Beginning July 1, a $1 per month late fee will be charged for each month you fail to license your dog(s). If you are renewing by mail, send your renewal and a check payable to the City of Danbury along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:
Town Clerk's OfficeCity of Danbury155 Deer Hill AvenueDanbury, CT 06810
You may obtain or terminate a trade name certificate at the Town Clerk's Office. You must fill out an application to obtain a new trade name or to terminate a trade name. There is a $10 fee to file.