Apply For A Kent Marriage License
I am now engaged—so how do I get a marriage license in Kent, Washington?
First of all, congratulations! To get your marriage license, you just need to submit a marriage license application at the King County Records and Licensing Services Division. You can find the Kent office of the Records and Licensing Services Division in Room 1A at the Maleng Regional Justice Center Community Service Center, 401 Fourth Ave. N., Kent, Washington. You can contact the office by calling (206) 205-7330. You can submit your marriage license application Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You can find information on King County marriage licenses online at Kent Marriage License.
Do I meet the requirements for a marriage license in Kent, Washington?
You probably meet the requirements for a marriage license if you and your prospective spouse are both single and at least 18 years old. At the King County Records and Licensing Services Division office, you will need to appear together in person and present a government-issued photo I.D. such as a driver’s license. If you are 17 years old, you will need to have parental consent to apply for a marriage license. If you are 16 years old or younger, you will need to have court approval to apply for a marriage license. There are no residency requirements in King County.
How long will my King County marriage license be valid?
Your King County marriage license will be valid for a period of 60 days. Once your license is issued, you will need to wait 3 days before your license becomes valid. Your marriage ceremony must take place before your marriage license expires or else you will need to reapply for a marriage license. Your King County marriage license will be valid throughout the state of Washington.
Will I need blood test results to apply for a marriage license in Kent, Washington?
No. You will not need results from a blood test any other kind of physical examination to apply for a marriage license in Kent, Washington.
What is the fee that I will need to pay when I apply for a marriage license in King County?
In King County, the marriage license fee is $64.00. At the Kent office you can pay this fee in cash or with a personal check.
Who can perform my wedding ceremony in Kent, Washington?
You can ask a Washington judge or an authorized ordained member of religious clergy to perform your wedding ceremony in Kent, Washington. You can find out more about who is authorized to perform wedding ceremonies online at Getting Married Kent.
After my wedding ceremony, how do I get a copy of my marriage certificate in Kent, Washington?
After your wedding ceremony, you can request a certified copy of your marriage certificate through the King County Recorder’s office in person, by mail, or online. The cost of a certified copy of your marriage certificate is $3.00. You can find out more about how to request a copy of your marriage certificate at Kent Marriage Certificate.
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