Getting a Marriage License
Before you get married, you need:
- a marriage licence
You and your spouse, two witnesses and the Officiant / Minister who performed the marriage will need to sign the licence immediately after (or during) the ceremony.
Get a marriage licence
To get a marriage licence, you will need to:
- fill out a marriage licence application
- bring the completed application to your local city hall, town hall or municipal office
- show original identification with your current legal name, date of birth and signature – both people getting married will need to provide valid identification (at least one ‘birth’ identification; e.g. passport, birth certificate, etc)
- pay a fee (fees vary and depend on the municipality).
A marriage licence is valid for 3 months from the date it was issued.