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By law, the County Clerk’s Office is the only agency permitted to issue marriage licenses.

All marriage license applications are permanently filed, as are marriage records.

The cost of a marriage license is $25.

Marriage License requirements:

  • Both applicants need to be present.
  • Both need to be at least 18 years of age.
  • Both need current legal pictured identification, or birth certificate.
  • Both applicants need proof of Social Security number (if an individual has been issued a SSN), such as a Social Security card, W-2 tax form, or tax return.
  • Fee is $25, which can be paid with cash or the following credit cards: Discover, Visa, MasterCard and American Express.
  • Parental consent if 16 or 17 years of age.
  • Court order if 15 years of age.
  • Marriage licenses are issued and valid immediately.
  • Marriage licenses do not expire.
  • Blood tests are not required.

For additional questions, please call the Marriage License information line (505) 468-1290, choose option 4.

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