MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATION
1. HOW MUCH IS A MARRIAGE LICENSE?
The cost of
the marriage license is $20.00 which can be paid by cash or
2. HOW LONG BEFORE THE MARRIAGE LICENSE
There is a one day waiting period.
3. HOW LONG IS THE MARRIAGE LICENSE GOOD
The marriage license is effective for 60
4. WHAT FORM OF IDENTIFICATION IS
None; you will be required to sign an
affidavit stating all information is true.
5. WHAT INFORMATION IS REQUIRED ON THE
Name and address of the bride and groom
Date of birth of the bride and groom
City and state bride and
groom were born in
Social Security Number of
bride and groom
Name, address and state of birth of the bride and groom's
Name, maiden name, address
and state of birth of the bride and groom's mother Education
of the bride and groom
If either bride or groom has been previously married, you
will need to know the date of the divorce and the county and
state you were previously married in
6. IS A BLOOD TEST REQUIRED TO OBTAIN A
No blood test is required.
7. IS IT NECESSARY TO HAVE WITNESSES?
No witnesses are required in order to be
married in Hancock County.
8. WHAT IS THE AGE REQUIREMENT TO OBTAIN
A MARRIAGE LICENSE?
Both bride and groom must be 18 years of
age. If not, both parents must sign giving permission for
CAN THE MARRIAGE LICENSE BE USED
THAN HANCOCK COUNTY?
The marriage can be used only in Hancock
10. WHAT IS REQUIRED TO SHOW PROOF OF
MARRIAGE FOR THE CHANGE OF NAME ON DRIVERS LICENSE OR SOCIAL
You can request a certified copy of you
marriage license through our office. This can be done by
either coming to our office in person or writing to us. If
you write to us, you will need to include the name of the
bride and groom, date you were married and number of copies
requested. There is a $12.00 charge for the first copy and
$6.00 for any additional copies purchased at the same time.
You can get a certified copy of your marriage license at any
time. Once you get one, they are good for anything because
of the raised seal showing certification.
WHAT ARE THE HOURS THAT
A MARRIAGE LICENSE CAN BE OBTAINED?
Our office hours are 8AM to 4PM Monday
through Friday. No marriage licenses are issued after 3PM