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A: There is no waiting period. When you come in to get the marriage license providing you have met all the requirements you will leave with the marriage license.


A: You have to get the marriage license before having your ceremony.


A:  No, you don’t have to be a resident of Bernalillo County.


A: No, you must have a ceremony or an exchange of vows. The marriage certificate must also be filled out and signed by two witnesses and the officiant who performed the ceremony or exchange of vows.


A: No, the witnesses only have to be present during the ceremony. That’s when they will sign the marriage certificate.


A: No. To officially change your name you will need to go to Social Security office (500 Lead Ave. SW, Suite 100), and then to a New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division office.


A: No. Anyone that is licensed, ordained, or certified to perform a ceremony can marry you.


A: Anyone that is licensed, ordained, or certified to perform a ceremony can marry you.


A: Please see Marriage License information.


A: We are located on the South East corner of 5th Street and Marquette. It’s the City/County Government Center building. We are on the 6th floor, room 6029.


A: No appointment is needed. We work on a walk-in basis.


A: Yes, both parties need to be present to get the marriage license.


A: For more information on marriages performed by a judge, please visit the Metropolitan Court webpage.


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  • Notice is hereby given that the Zoning Administrator for Bernalillo County will hold a hearing in the City/County Building, One Civic Plaza, NW, Vincent E. Griego Chambers, Basement Level, Room B2125 on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
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    City/County Building, One Civic Plaza, NW, Vincent E. Griego Chambers, Basement Level, Room B2125

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