Marriage Licenses

You can apply for a marriage license in any Minnesota county, regardless of where you live.

Your wedding ceremony must take place within the State of Minnesota and must happen within 6 months from the date of issuance.

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • There are no refunds.


Apply Online and Appointment


You can apply for a marriage license in any Minnesota county, regardless of where you live.

Your wedding ceremony must take place within the State of Minnesota and must happen within 6 months from the date of issuance.

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • There are no refunds.

First, complete the online form and save the Order Number at the end of the process.

Next, setup your appointment.  You will need the Order Number for this process.  A confirmation of your appointment will be sent to your email that you provide when making the appointment.  Should you need to cancel the appointment, please follow instruction in the email

The application process is not complete until both applicants appear in person together within 10 days of submitting the application, to sign the application, show identification and pay the license fee.

A marriage packet will be issued with your receipt.


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