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I am trying to get married to my boyfriend who is here on a working Visa what is the procedure?

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The fact that he is here on a visa doesn't really change the procedure. Start by getting a marriage license from a city or town clerk. You must both go no more than 60 days before the wedding and there will be a fee. You must show proof of age, and if you have one, a social security number. There is a three day was waiting period before you get your license. After the wedding ceremony is complete, whomever you chose to perform the ceremony must sign and return your marriage license to the city or town clerk where it was issued so it can be legally recorded. Do you have any other questions?
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