Apply For An Oak Park Marriage License
Where do I apply for a marriage license in Oak Park, Illinois?
You can apply for a marriage license at any one of the six locations of the Cook County Clerk’s office, but the closest location to Oak Park is the West suburbs location in Maywood. The Maywood office is located at 1311 Maybrook Square, Room 104, in Maywood, Illinois. To call the office, dial (708) 865-6010. The office accepts marriage license applications from Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There are extended hours for marriage license services on Wednesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. You can learn more about applying for a marriage license on the Cook County Clerk’s office website: Oak Park Marriage License.
How do I qualify for a marriage license in Oak Park, Illinois?
You qualify for a marriage license in Oak Park if you and the person you intend to marry are single, and at least 18 years of age. You cannot be close blood relatives if you are under 50 years of age. You will be required to present an accepted form of I.D. at the Cook County Clerk’s office. If either of you has been divorced in the last six months, you will need a certified copy of the divorce decree.
What forms of I.D. does the Cook County Clerk’s office accept?
You can present a valid government-issued photo I.D. such as a driver’s license or a passport, or another accepted forms of I.D. as listed online: Oak Park Marriage License.
Can I qualify for a marriage license in Oak Park, Illinois as a minor?
Yes, though you will have to meet some additional requirements. If you are a minor, you can apply for a marriage license only if you have parental consent. Both your parents will need to appear at the Cook County Clerk’s office and present valid I.D. You will also need to present a certified copy of your birth certificate and another form of I.D. that shows your date of birth.
When is your marriage license valid in Oak Park, Illinois?
Your marriage license issued by the Cook County Clerk’s office becomes valid the day after the license is issued and remains valid for a period of 60 days. The license is only valid for wedding ceremonies that take place in Cook County.
Do you need blood tests or physical examinations to be issued a marriage license in Oak Park, Illinois?
No, you do not need to have blood tests or physical examinations to be issued a marriage license in Cook County.
How much does a marriage license cost in Oak Park, Illinois?
Your marriage license will cost $60.00.
Who can officiate at an Oak Park wedding ceremony?
An ordained clergy member of any religion or a judge can officiate at wedding ceremonies in Oak Park. Contact the Cook County Clerk’s office if you have other questions about who can officiate at your wedding ceremony.
How do you request a marriage certificate in Oak Park, Illinois?
You can request certified copies of the marriage certificate online, by phone, by mail, in person, or at a local Currency Exchange after your signed marriage license has been recorded. Your marriage certificate will cost $15.00 for the first certified copy and $4.00 for each additional copy. You can find more information about how to apply for your marriage certificate at Oak Park Marriage License.
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