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State Marriage License Information

Where to apply for a Marriage Licence in your state, Waiting Period, Expiration,
and deadline for returning the Marriage License to the proper county office

Note: This marriage license information is current at this time but could change if the state changes its policy

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State

Issuing Office

Waiting Period

Expiration

Return License

Alabama

Probate Court

None

30 Days

Before Expiration

Alaska

Bureau of Vital Statistics

3 days to receive

90 Days

Before Expiration

Arizona

County Clerk

None

1 Year

20 Days from Wedding

Arkansas

County Clerk

None

60 Days

Before Expiration

California

County Clerk

None

90 Days

10 Days from Wedding

Colorado

County Clerk

None

30 Days

Before Expiration

Connecticut

Town Clerk

None

65 Days

Before Expiration

Delaware

County Clerk

1 day  before completing

30 Days

Before Expiration

District of Columbia

Marriage Bureau

3 days to receive

No Expiration

10 Days from Wedding

Florida

County Clerk

3 days for residents; none for non-residents

60 Days

10 Days from Wedding

Georgia

County Clerk

None

No Expiration

30 Days from Wedding

Guam

Office of Vital Statistics

5 days to receive

60 Days

60 Days from Issuance

Hawaii

Department of Health

None

30 Days

Before Expiration

Idaho

County Recorder

None

1 Year

30 Days from Wedding

Illinois

County Clerk

1 day before completing

60 Days

10 Days from Wedding

Indiana

County Clerk

None

60 Days

Before Expiration

Iowa

County Clerk

3 days to receive

No Expiration

15 Days from Wedding

Kansas

County Clerk

3 days to receive

6 Months

10 Days from Wedding

Kentucky

County Clerk

None

30 Days

Before Expiration

Louisiana

Parish Clerk of Court

3 days before completing

30 Days

Before Expiration

Maine

Town Clerk

3 days to receive

90 Days

15 Days from Wedding

Maryland

County Clerk

2 days to receive

6 Months

Before Expiration

Massachusetts

City or Town Clerk

3 days to receive

60 Days

Before Expiration

Michigan

County Clerk

3 days to receive

33 Days

Before Expiration

Minnesota

County Registrar

5 days to receive

6 Months

5 Days from Wedding

Mississippi

County Clerk

None

90 Days

Before Expiration

Missouri

County Clerk

None

30 Days

15 Days from Wedding

Montana

County Clerk

None

6 Months

30 Days from Wedding

Nebraska

County Clerk

None

1 Year

15 Days from Wedding

Nevada

County Clerk

None

1 Year

Before Expiration

New Hampshire

Town Clerk

None

90 Days

Before Expiration

New Jersey

Town Clerk

3 days to receive

30 Days

5 Days from Wedding

New Mexico

County Clerk

None

No Expiration

90 Days from Wedding

New York

City or Town Clerk

1 Day

60 Days

Before Expiration

North Carolina

County Registrar

None

60 Days

10 Days from Wedding

North Dakota

County Registrar

None

60 Days

5 Days from Wedding

Ohio

County Clerk

None

60 Days

30 Days from Wedding

Oklahoma

Court Clerk

None

10 Days

5 Days from Wedding

Oregon

County Clerk

3 days before completing

60 Days

5 Days from Wedding

Pennsylvania

Register of Wills or Orphans Court

3 days to receive

60 Days

10 Days from Wedding

Puerto Rico

Demographic Registry

None

No Expiration

10 Days from Wedding

Rhode Island

Town Clerk

None

90 Days

Before Expiration

South Carolina

County Clerk

1 day to receive

No Expiration

30 Days from Wedding

South Dakota

County Registrar

None

20 Days

Before Expiration

Tennessee

County Clerk

None

30 Days

3 Days from Wedding

Texas

County Clerk

3 days before completing

90 Days

10 Days from Wedding

US Virgin Islands

Superior Court

8 days to receive

No Expiration

10 Days from Wedding

Utah

County Clerk

None

30 Days

14 Days from Wedding

Vermont

Town Clerk

None

60 Days

10 Days from Wedding

Virginia

County Clerk

None

60 Days

5 Days from Wedding

Washington

County Auditor

3 days to receive

60 Days

Before Expiration

West Virginia

County Clerk

3 days before completing

60 Days

Before Expiration

Wisconsin

County Clerk

6 days to receive

30 Days

3 Days from Wedding

Wyoming

County Clerk

None

1 Year

Before Expiration

 

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