Apply For A Green Bay Marriage License
If we live in Green Bay, Wisconsin, where should we go to apply for our marriage license?
Residents of Green Bay can apply for a marriage license by appearing in person as a couple at the Brown County Clerk’s office. The Brown County Clerk’s office is located in Room 120 in the Northern Building at 305 E. Walnut Street in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The office telephone number is (920) 448-4000. If you go to Green Bay Marriage License you can access marriage license brochures in English and Spanish that contain more information about how to apply for a marriage license in Brown County.
How do we know if we are eligible for a marriage license in Green Bay, Wisconsin?
To be eligible for a marriage license in Green Bay, you must both be single and at least 18 years of age. When you go to the Brown County Clerk’s office to apply, you will be required to present your social security cards, photo I.D. such as a driver’s license, certified copies of your birth certificates, and proof of residency. At least one of you must be a resident of Brown County, or, if you are both from out of state, you must be planning to realize your marriage ceremony in Brown County.
Can we apply for a marriage license if one of us is under 18?
Yes. If you are at least 16 years old but under 18 years old, you can apply for a marriage license if you have written forms of consent from both parents.
Do we need to provide additional documents if one of us has been married previously?
Yes. If you have been divorced, you will be required to provide a signed copy of the divorce decree. In Brown County, you must wait 6 months from the day that your divorce became final to apply for a new marriage license.
If you have been widowed, you will be required to provide a certified copy of your previous spouse’s death certificate.
How long is the waiting period for a marriage license issued by Brown County?
The waiting period is 5 days for marriage licenses issued by Brown County, not counting the day that the license is issued. You should apply for your marriage at least 7 days before your marriage ceremony. Your marriage license will expire 30 days after the day that the license is issued. Your marriage ceremony can take place anywhere in Brown County.
Do we need to have blood tests to apply for a marriage license in Green Bay?
No. You do not need to have blood tests to apply for a marriage license in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
How much does the marriage license cost in Green Bay, Wisconsin?
In Green Bay, a marriage license costs $110.00.
Who can we invite perform our marriage ceremony in Green Bay, Wisconsin?
You may invite an ordained religious clergy member, judge, or another authorized officiant to perform your marriage ceremony in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Go to Green Bay Marriage License to find information about scheduling a marriage ceremony with a Brown County judge.
How can we obtain our marriage certificate in Green Bay, Wisconsin?
After your marriage ceremony, you can obtain a certified copy of your marriage certificate from the Brown County Register of Deeds office. The Brown County Register of Deeds office is located in Room 260 in the Northern Building at 305 E. Walnut Street in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Call (920) 448-4470 for more information.
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