What should you bring with you when you apply?

Required Documents

Required documents when applying for a marriage license:

  1. Proof of identify by presenting your driver’s license, passport or state/federal ID
  2. Proof of your residency
  3. Your social security card or social security number (Social security number is required by law for U.S. citizens and will be kept confidential)
  4. A witness, 18 years of age or older
  5. The $28 application fee

Any documents in a foreign language must be accompanied by a certified English translation.

Requested Additional Documents

(These documents are helpful but not required)

  1. A copy of your birth certificate to establish your parents’ names and related birth information.
  2. If you are divorced, have had a previous civil union dissolved, domestic partnership terminated or have had a civil union annulled, please bring the decree(s) or the civil annulment documents.
  3. If your former spouse/civil union or domestic partner is deceased, please bring the death certificate.

Valid Identification

Each applicant must supply valid identification that establishes name, age, date of birth and proof of residency. This may be supplied by one or more documents issued by a government agency, such as a certified copy of a birth certificate, driver’s license, military identification, passport or state/county identification card.

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