Marriage Licenses

Marriage Licenses are available at the Recorder’s Office. Both parties must sign an application, provide social security numbers and have a picture ID. 
  • Marriage License Fee: $115
  • Proof of pre-marital education classes submitted in format required by Minnesota statutes, reduces the fee to $40. (Minnesota Statute 517.08, Subdivision 1b (b))
Waiting Period
There is a 5-day waiting period after applying before the marriage license will be issued. After the marriage license is issued, it is valid for 6 months.