Apply For A Boulder Marriage License

I live in Boulder, Colorado. Where should I go to apply for my marriage license?

You should go to the Boulder County Clerk’s Office located at 1750 33rd, Street, Suite 201, Boulder, Colorado, 80301.  You can also visit one of the other Boulder County Clerk’s Office locations in Longmont or Louisville.  Hours are 8:00 a.m.  to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, but applications must be submitted by 4:15 p.m.

What is the age requirement for me to get a marriage license in Boulder, Colorado?

You and the person you are marrying must be at least 18 years of age.  If you are 16 or 17 years old you may obtain a Boulder County marriage license by one of two ways.  You will either need to provide consent from both parents/legal guardians, or you will need to have judicial approval.  Applicants under the age of 16 will need to have a court order and also provide parental consent.

What other requirements should I be aware of when applying for my Boulder, Colorado marriage license?

At the Boulder, Colorado Clerk’s office you will need to present proof of identification and date of birth. Acceptable types of identification can be a current driver’s license, certified birth certificate or passport. You are not allowed to wed if you are currently married. If either of you has been married previously you will need to provide the date and place of the divorce. You will also need to provide the type of court for the divorce.

If either of you are widowed you will need to give the date and place of the death.

If you are both not able to apply in person at the Boulder County Clerk’s office, an absentee application along with a copy of the absent parties identification is required.  The absentee application is available online at: Boulder Marriage License.

Should I have a blood test to get a marriage license in Boulder, Colorado?

Blood tests are not necessary to apply for a marriage license in Boulder, Colorado.

What is the fee for a marriage license in Boulder County?

The fee for a marriage license in Boulder County is $30.

Does Boulder County have restrictions on marrying someone I am related to?

Yes. You are not allowed to marry if you are brother and sister, ancestor and descendent, aunt and nephew, or uncle and niece.

How long does an engaged couple have to use a Boulder County marriage license?

The wedding must occur within 30 days after the license is issued. The wedding may take place anywhere in Colorado.

We would like to perform the wedding ceremony ourselves. Is this possible in Boulder, Colorado?

Yes. The bride and groom are authorized to perform their own ceremony in Boulder, Colorado. To do this you must fill out the bottom portion of the marriage license. More information is available online at Boulder County Marriage License.  Court magistrates, judges, and other authorized religious or public officials are all able to perform the ceremony as well.

We would like a copy of our marriage certificate. Where do we go to order the marriage certificate after the wedding?

After the wedding you can order your marriage certificate through Vital Records at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. For details on ordering your marriage certificate visit: Boulder Colorado Marriage License.


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