I would like to apply for a marriage license in Renton, Washington. Where do I go to apply?
You can apply for your marriage license by submitting a marriage license application at the King County Records and Licensing Services Division. There are eight offices throughout King County where you can submit your application. The Renton office is located at the Black River Community Service Center, 919 SW Grady Way, Renton, Washington. The office telephone number is (206) 296-7810. There is more information about King County marriage licenses available online at Renton Marriage License.
How do I meet the requirements for a marriage license in Renton, Washington?
There are no residency requirements, but you need to be single and at least 18 years old in order to meet the requirements for a marriage license in Renton, Washington. When you go to submit your marriage license application, you must appear together in person with the person that you are marrying at the Records and Licensing Services Division office and present a government-issued photo I.D. such as a driver’s license. If you are 17 years old, you can only apply for a marriage license if you have parental consent. If you are 16 years old or younger, you can only apply for a marriage license if you have court approval.
When does my King County marriage license expire?
Your King County marriage license expires after a period of 60 days. After your license is issued, there is a waiting period of 3 days before your license becomes valid. Your wedding ceremony must take place before your marriage license expires or else you will have to reapply for a marriage license. Your King County marriage license is valid throughout the state of Washington.
Do I need blood test results to apply for a marriage license in Renton, Washington?
No—you do not need blood test results or results from another kind of physical examination in order to apply for a marriage license in Renton, Washington.
What is the cost of a marriage license in King County?
In King County, a marriage license currently costs $64.00. The Renton office accepts cash and checks, but not credit cards or debit cards. You must pay the marriage license fee in full at the time that you submit your marriage license application.
Who can officiate at my wedding ceremony in Renton, Washington?
You can ask any Washington judge or authorized ordained member of religious clergy to officiate at your wedding ceremony in Renton, Washington. If you would like to learn more about who is authorized to perform wedding ceremonies, you might want to visit the King County official website: Getting Married in Renton.
How do I order a copy of my marriage certificate in Renton, Washington?
After your wedding ceremony, you can order a certified copy of your marriage certificate in person at the King County Recorder’s office, by mail, or online. The fee for a certified copy of your marriage certificate is $3.00. If you would like to learn more about how to request a copy of your marriage certificate, visit Renton Marriage Certificate.