Marriage License Application and Fees
Marriage licenses are issued to couples whose ceremony will take place in Colorado. Blood tests are
not required. The license is valid for 30 days from the date it was obtained. There is no waiting
period to use the license.
Marriage License Application
NOTE: This application is an example of what information and questions will be asked of you at the
time of your application in person.
Hours: 8:30am - 4:15pm License Fee: $ 30
Obtaining a Certified copy of marriage license fee: $ 3
Both parties must be present to apply in person for a marriage license and both must sign
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Your Social Security Number (If you don't have an SSN, your passport will qualify)
You do not have to be a US citizen to obtain a marriage license.
Names and addresses of parents, living or deceased. You will also need your mother's
If divorced, the date and the court where the final decree was issued must be provided.
If widowed, then the date you were widowed.
A marriage may be solemnized by:
Judges or retired judges
Indian tribe officials
Clergy (out of state clergy need not be registered in Colorado)
Couples may solemnize their own ceremony
Only the above list can solemnize a couple's vows.
Witnesses are not required in the State of Colorado.
Age and Parental Consent Requirements
For ages 18 and over, no parental consent is required.
For ages 16 and 17, consent of both parents, or the parent or guardian having legal
custody is required.
For ages under 16, consent of parents or guardian and judicial approval are required.
Proof of age is required to obtain a marriage license.
Copies of your Marriage License are available at the Clerk and Recorder's Office at a cost of $3.00.
Statewide searches can be done at the website for the Colorado Department of Public Health
PERSONS WHO CAN SOLEMNIZE A MARRIAGE
Reverend Michael Doehrman Church 970-728-3387
St Patrick’s Catholic Church
Aaron “Tree” Cooper Phone 970-728-3504
Andy Konigsmark Phone 970-728-3504
Pastor Ketrich Steger Phone 970-728-4864
Telluride Christian Church
Pastor Pat Bailey Phone 970-728-7938
Christ Presbyterian Church
Art Goodtimes – County Commissioner Office 970-728-3844
Universal Life Minister Home 970-327-4767
Reverend Robin Berndt Phone 970-249-5034
Sharon Shuteran – County Judge Office 970-728-3891
Stu Fraser – Presbyterian Elder Home 970-728-9110
Ashley Boling – Lay Minister Home 970-728-6639