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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. Cash or credit cards are accepted.

MARRIAGE LICENSE SEARCH

Click here to search for a marriage license.

MARRIAGE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Both applicants need to be present.
  • Both applicants need to be at least 18 years of age.
  • Both applicants are required to provide two current official forms of government issued identification (Driver’s License/ID, Passport, Visa, or original Birth Certificate). Names must match on all forms of identification.
  • Parental consent if 16 or 17 years of age.
  • Court order if 15 years of age.

For additional questions, please call the Marriage License information line (505) 468-1290, choose option 4.

Also keep in mind that:

  1. Marriage licenses are issued and valid immediately.
  2. Marriage licenses do not expire.
  3. A Marriage License must be obtained BEFORE the ceremony takes place.
  4. Blood tests are not required.

Online Marriage Application