Marriage Fee: $30 Cash Only.
Age Requirements: The legal age of consent for applicants is 18. Applicants who are 16 or 17 years old must obtain permission from a juvenile court. They must present that court order when applying for the marriage license. Persons under 16 years of age are prohibited from obtaining a marriage license.
Identification: All applicants must present a valid United States issued photo identification (U.S. state-issued driver’s license or permit, U.S. state-issued ID or U.S military ID) or a valid passport that is bilingual or multilingual and includes English.
Social Security Number: Both parties need to know their social security numbers.
Previous Marriages or Civil Unions: If either party has been divorced/dissolved or is widowed, we need to know the date, County and State. We do not need proof. The couple will be required to swear under oath that all information given is true and correct.
Absentee Application Form: If one party cannot appear, the applicants must obtain an absentee application from the Clerk and Recorder's office. The party applying must bring the absentee application along with a photo copy of the identification used by the notary for the absent party. ABSENTEE APPLICATIONS MUST BE NOTARIZED.
Blood Test: Blood tests are not required for either applicant.
Who Can Perform a Marriage:
- Court Magistrate
- Parties to the Marriage
- Other public officials authorized to perform marriages in accordance with any mode or solemnization recognized by a religious denomination or Indian tribe or nation.
If the couple chooses to perform their own ceremony, they must complete the lower portion of the marriage license and sign as officiating party as well as parties to the marriage. The type of ceremony and words exchanged (if any) are their choice.