FAQ - Marriage Licenses

Marriage License

Q.
I was previously married. What do I need to bring with me to prove the prior marriage ended?

A. If you were previously married, you must know the date that your last marriage ended (death, divorce, dissolution or annulment). You are not required to bring documents or other proof.

Q.
What do we need to obtain a marriage license?

A. Each party must provide the following information in the form: 1.) Birthplaces of applicant and parents; 2.) Both parents' names prior to the first marriage of each; 3.) Effective date when the applicant's prior marriage ended (if applicable); and 4.) The name to be taken following the marriage ceremony.
A photo ID is also required of each party.

Q.
Which forms of payment are accepted at the Recording Office?

A. Only cash, checks, or money orders are accepted for payment. Debit and credit cards are not accepted.