Apply For An Aurora Marriage License
I am planning to get married in Aurora, Illinois. What do I do to get a marriage license?
You can get a marriage license by applying at the Kane County Clerk’s office, which is located at 719 S. Batavia Ave., Bldg. B in Geneva, Illinois. You can go anytime from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The office is also open until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesdays. When you go to the office, you will need to submit a marriage license application, present I.D. and pay the marriage license fee before you can be issued a marriage license. More information about getting your marriage license is online at Aurora Marriage License .
What qualifications do I have to meet to get a marriage license in Aurora, Illinois?
To get a marriage license in Kane County, you and the person that you are marrying must be single and at least 18 years old. You must also be members of the opposite sex and you cannot be close blood relatives. In Kane County, first cousins may marry if both the bride and groom are over the age of 50. A minor may be issued a marriage license with parental consent.
Do I need to present any documents when I apply for my marriage license at the Kane County Clerk’s office?
Yes. When you apply for your marriage license at the Kane County Clerk’s office, you need to present a valid form of I.D. such as a driver’s license or a passport. Also, if you or the person that you are marrying has been divorced in the last six weeks, you need to present a certified copy of the divorce decree.
When will I be able to use my marriage license in Aurora, Illinois?
The waiting period is one day. You will be able to use your marriage license beginning the day after the license is issued by the Kane County Clerk’s office. Your marriage license will be valid for a period of 60 days. Your marriage license is valid anywhere in Kane County.
Do I need to have a blood test to get a marriage license in Aurora, Illinois?
No, you do not need to have a blood test to get a marriage license in Kane County.
What is the marriage license fee in Aurora, Illinois?
The marriage license fee in Aurora is $27.00. You must pay this fee in cash when you submit your marriage license application at the Kane County Clerk’s office.
Who can officiate at my wedding in Aurora, Illinois?
You can invite any authorized person to officiate at your wedding in Aurora. Authorized persons include ordained clergy members of any religion and active and retired judges. If you have questions about who is authorized to officiate at your wedding in Aurora, contact the Kane County Clerk’s office.
After I am married in Aurora, how do I get my marriage certificate?
You can order your marriage certificate online, in person at the Kane County Clerk’s office, or by mail. The fee is $11.00 for the first copy of the record and $4.00 for each additional copy of the same record. See Aurora Marriage License for information.
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