Marriage Licenses 

There is a $50.00 fee for the license.

Both parties to a marriage shall:

Be present for a marriage license to be issued

Present to the county Clerck AT LEAST two forms of documentary proof of age in the form of:

  1. A copy of a birth record
  2. A certification of birth issued by the state department of health, a local registrar of vital statistics, or other public office charged with similar duties by the law of another state, territory, or country;
  3. A baptist record showing the individual’s date of birth;
  4. A naturalization records showing the individual’s birth; or
  5. A court record or any other document of record issued by a government entity showing

Please note: You CANNOT use a drivers license and passport together, you must provide something else with it.

If either party is under seventeen (17) years of age, no license shall be issued

If either of the parties is seventeen (17) years of age, a marriage license shall not be issued unless:

A. The party who is seventeen (17) years of age presents to the clerk a certified copy of a court order by a family court or district court judge that grants the party permission to marry and removes the party’s disability of minority, as provided in KRS 402.205; and

B. At least fifteen (15) days have elapsed since the court oder was granted

Effective July 14, 2018

Article

Marriage with Person Under Age 18

Obtaining a Certified of a Marriage License

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