Apply For A Carson City Marriage License
Where do my fiancée and I apply for a marriage license in Carson City, Nevada?
You can apply for your marriage license at the Carson City Marriage Bureau. The Marriage Bureau office is located in the Carson City Courthouse at 885 East Musser Street, Suite 1025 in Carson City, Nevada. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The office is open on Saturdays and holidays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. To visit the Carson City website and learn more about how to apply for a marriage license, go to Carson City Marriage License.
What legal requirements do my fiancée and I need to meet to get our marriage license in Carson City, Nevada?
To be issued a marriage license, you and your fiancée need to appear together at the Carson City Clerk’s office in the Courthouse to show photo I.D. You will also need to sign the application and the license. Acceptable forms of I.D. include driver’s license, passports, and certified copies of birth certificates. You must be at least 18 years old or you will not be able to receive a marriage license without parental consent.
What are the requirements if one of us has been married before?
You do not need to bring documentation, but you should be prepared to provide information about your previous marriages and the date that the previous marriages were terminated.
Should my fiancée and I have physical examinations before we apply for a marriage license in Carson City, Nevada?
Neither physical examinations nor blood test results are required for you to apply for a marriage license in the state of Nevada.
How much do we need to pay for our marriage license at the Carson City Clerk’s office?
The fee for a marriage license in Carson City is $75.00. You may pay with cash or credit card. You should note that there is an additional charge of $2.50 for credit card transactions.
When does our Carson City marriage license expire?
Your Carson City marriage license expires one year after the day that the license is issued.
Who can we invite to perform our wedding ceremony in Carson City?
You can invite any authorized person to perform your wedding ceremony in Carson City. An authorized person could be a religious leader or clergy member, such as a priest, rabbi, or minister who is authorized to perform wedding ceremonies. All Nevada judges are authorized to perform wedding ceremonies. Chaplains of the Armed Forces are also authorized. If you wish to be married by a Carson City Justice of the Peace, there is a fee of $50.00. You can visit the Carson City website to learn more about who can perform your wedding ceremony: Carson City Marriage License.
When do we receive our marriage certificate after our wedding ceremony in Carson City, Nevada?
You will receive your marriage certificate from the Carson City Clerk’s office as soon as your original marriage license has been signed and recorded. There is a $15.00 fee per certified copy. There are several ways to order your marriage certificate. You may order your marriage certificate in person, online, over the phone, or by mail. To learn more, visit Carson City Marriage License.
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