Applying for a Marriage License

  • When applying for a marriage license, you must arrive by 4 p.m.
  • The fee is $45, cash only.
  • Both parties must show photo identification.
  • If either party has been married before, he or she must present original divorce decree or a certified copy of same.
  • When applying you will be asked the following about yourselves and your parents:
    • Address
    • Birthplaces
    • Full names (first, middle, and last)
    • Occupations
  • There is a three-day waiting period between applying for and being issued a marriage license. The three-day waiting period can be waived by obtaining a waiver from the judge prior to coming to make an application. There is an additional $5 waiver fee. The number to obtain a waiver is 814-432-9610.
  • The license is valid for 60 days from the date it is issued.
  • All those applicants under 18 must have consent of a custodial parent. The custodial parent must present photo identification. There is an additional $5 consent fee.