Apply For A Mentor Marriage License
Where should I go to apply for my marriage license in Mentor, Ohio?
If you are a resident of Lake County, you should apply for your marriage license by appearing at the Lake County Probate Court in person with your intended spouse. If you are from another state, you should also apply for your marriage license at the Lake County Probate Court if you intend to have your wedding ceremony in Mentor or anywhere else in Lake County. The Lake County Probate Court is located at 25 North Park Place in Painesville, Ohio. The office phone number is (440) 350-2626. The office fax number is (440) 350-2628. The office is open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. You can visit the Lake County Probate Court official website at Mentor Marriage License for more information.
What are the requirements to apply for a marriage license in Mentor, Ohio?
The Lake County Probate Court requires that applicants be at least 21 years of age and unmarried to receive a marriage license. Applicants who are younger than 21 years of age should call the Lake County Probate Court before they go to apply to learn about special requirements that may apply to their application. When you appear at the Lake County Probate Court you must present a current photo I.D. such as a valid driver’s license as proof of residency.
What are the additional requirements if I have been divorced previously?
If you have been divorced previously, you will need to provide a certified copy of your most recent divorce decree to the Lake County Probate Court at the time that you apply for a marriage license. You may also need to provide information about your previous marriage. You can visit the Lake County Probate Court website to learn more: Mentor Marriage License.
What other tests are required by Lake County when I apply for a marriage license?
Lake County does not require other tests such as blood tests or physical examinations as part of the marriage license application.
How much do I pay for the marriage license fee in Mentor, Ohio?
You will need to pay the marriage license fee which is currently $62.00 when you apply for your marriage license. You must pay this fee with cash.
When does my marriage license expire in Mentor, Ohio?
Your marriage license expires after 60 days. There is no waiting period before you will be able to use your marriage license in Lake County.
Who can solemnize my marriage in Mentor, Ohio?
Religious clergy members, judges, and mayors can be authorized to solemnize marriages in Mentor, Ohio when they are registered with the Ohio Secretary of State. You will be asked to give the name of the person that will solemnize your marriage at the time that you apply for your marriage license. If you have questions about whether a person is authorized to solemnize your marriage, you should contact the Lake County Probate Court.
How do I get my marriage certificate in Mentor, Ohio?
You may order a certified copy of your marriage certificate from the Lake County Probate Court. Visit or call the Lake County Probate Court for more information.
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