Apply For A Portland Marriage License
Where should a couple go to apply for a marriage license in Portland, Oregon?
To apply for a marriage license in Portland, a couple can go to the Customer Service Office in Suite 175 of the Multnomah Building, located at 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, Oregon. Both the bride and groom need to appear together in person to submit the application. The office issues marriage licenses Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. General information about marriage licenses can be found online at the official Multnomah County website: Portland Marriage License.
What does a couple do to qualify for a marriage license in Portland, Oregon?
To qualify for a marriage license in Portland, both the bride and the groom must be single, and at least 18 years old. If either the bride or the groom is 17 years old, he or she must have parental consent to qualify for a marriage license. Both the bride and the groom must present a valid form of photo I.D. at the time that they submit their marriage license application at the Multnomah County Customer Service Office.
What is the waiting period before the marriage license becomes valid in Portland, Oregon?
The waiting period is 3 days after the marriage license is issued. After 3 days, the marriage license will be valid anywhere in the state of Oregon.
How long is the marriage license valid in Portland, Oregon?
A marriage license issued by Multnomah County is valid for a period of 60 days after the day that it is issued.
Are any blood tests or physical examinations required of a couple that is applying for a marriage license in Portland, Oregon?
There are no blood tests or physical examinations required of couples that are applying for a marriage license in the state of Oregon.
What is the marriage license fee in Portland, Oregon?
The marriage license fee in Portland, Oregon is $60.00. A couple must pay this fee in full at the time that they submit their marriage license application. A couple may choose to pay this fee in cash or with certified funds. The Multnomah County Customer Service Office does not accept personal checks, credit cards, or debit cards.
Who can a couple invite to solemnize their marriage in Portland, Oregon?
A couple can invite any judge, county clerk, justice of the peace, or ordained member of religious clergy to solemnize their marriage in Portland, Oregon. Witnesses are required. More information, including a link to a list of Multnomah County judges that perform wedding ceremonies, can be found online at Portland Marriage License.
Where should a couple go to order a marriage certificate in Portland, Oregon?
After the marriage license has been signed and recorded, a couple can order a certified copy of their marriage certificate from Multnomah County in person or by mail. The first certified copy costs $7.75 and each additional certified copy purchased at the same time as the first copy costs $4.00. More information about ordering marriage certificates can be found online at Portland Marriage License.
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