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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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  • 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, April 12, 2017, at 9 a.m.
    Location:
    Vincent E. Griego Chambers, One Civic Plaza NW, Basement Level, Room B2125

  • Notice is hereby given that the Zoning Administrator for Bernalillo County will hold a hearing at 111 Union Square St. SE, 1st Floor Conference Room, Suite 303 on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at 10:30 a.m.
    Location:
    111 Union Square St. SE, 1st Floor Conference Room, Suite 303

  • Zoning Administration hearings begin at 9 a.m. at the City/County Building, Vincent E. Griego Chambers, Concourse Level Two, located at One Civic Plaza NW. Discussion with County staff members concerning your request is strongly recommended prior to filing an application. The discussion will help to advise you of the relevant regulations and criteria concerning your request.
    Location:
    City/County Building, Vincent E. Griego Chambers, One Civic Plaza NW.

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