To Apply for a Marriage License:
You can now fill out all of your application information online before coming to our office. Please see the attached link to begin the application process.
Once you have filled out and saved your information you should receive email verification. Please bring that in to our office to complete the application process and pick up your license.
We will need both parties to appear with photo ID and the application fee in order to sign your application and pick up your license. A blood test is not needed and a waiting period is not required. Original signatures are required from both parties. If one party is not a U.S. citizen, a valid government issued ID is needed. The license must be used within 30 days of being issued. The license must be returned to our office within 15 days of being used. If for any reason the license is not used, please return the license to the office of the Recorder of Deeds.
ALL MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED IN OUR OFFICE MUST BE USED IN THE STATE OF MISSOURI.
*BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2023*
Marriage License fee is $60.00. This fee includes the cost of the marriage license ($51) and a certified copy ($9). CASH is accepted or DEBIT/CREDIT with a minimum $2.00 convenience fee. Fee to be paid at the time of application. PERSONAL CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
Underage Applicant $1.00 additional fee for each.
Certified Copy of Marriage License $9.00 – A certified copy of marriage license is as good as your original. Used for any legal purpose including renewing driver’s license and social security.