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									                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. Bring proof of your Date of Birth; Drivers License, Passport or
                                          Birth Certificate

                            Hours: 8:30am - 4:15pm     License Fee: $ 30
                             Certified copy of marriage license Fee: $ 3
                                  Application Requirements

        Both parties must be present to apply in person for a marriage license and both must sign
                                               the application.
                                             Date of Birth
                                           Current Address
                                             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
                                               maiden name.
                                            Marital status
          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
                                               Magistrates
                                           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
                                         (Vital Statistics)

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