Apply For A Janesville Marriage License
If you live in Janesville, Wisconsin, where should you go to apply for a marriage license?
You can apply for a marriage license at the Rock County Clerk’s office, located in the Rock County Courthouse at 51 South Main Street, Janesville, Wisconsin. If you want to call the office for more information, the number is (608) 757-5660. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Visit the Rock County Clerk’s office official website for more information about how to apply for a marriage license in Rock County: Janesville Marriage License.
How can you know if you are eligible for a marriage license in Janesville, Wisconsin?
You may be eligible for a marriage license in Janesville if you and your prospective spouse are both single and at least 18 years of age. When you go to the Rock County Clerk’s office to apply, you must present your social security card, photo I.D. such as a driver’s license, a certified copy of your birth certificate, and proof of residency. Either you or your prospective spouse must be a resident of Rock County. If you are both from out of state, you may apply for a marriage license in Rock County if you are planning to realize your marriage ceremony in Rock County.
Can you apply for a marriage license if you are under 18?
Yes, but you must be at least 16 years old and you must have written forms of consent from both of your parents.
Do you need to provide additional documents if you have been married previously?
Yes. If you have been divorced, you need to provide a signed copy of the divorce decree. In Rock County, you will have to wait 6 months from the day that your divorce became final to apply for a new marriage license. If you have been widowed, you need to provide a certified copy of your previous spouse’s death certificate.
What is the waiting period for a marriage license issued by Rock County?
The waiting period is 5 days for marriage licenses issued by Rock County, beginning the day after the license is issued. This means that you should apply for your marriage at least 6 days before your marriage ceremony. The Rock County Clerk’s office recommends that you apply for your marriage license at least a week before your marriage ceremony. Your marriage license expires 30 days after the day that the license is issued. The license will be valid anywhere in Rock County.
Do we need physical examinations to apply for a marriage license in Janesville?
No. You do not need physical examinations or blood tests to apply for a marriage license in Janesville, Wisconsin.
How much is the marriage license fee in Janesville, Wisconsin?
The marriage license fee in Janesville, Wisconsin is currently $95.00. You may pay the fee with cash or local check.
Who can perform your marriage ceremony in Janesville, Wisconsin?
An ordained religious clergy member, judge, or another authorized officiant can perform your marriage ceremony in Janesville, Wisconsin.
Where should you go to get your marriage certificate in Janesville, Wisconsin?
After your marriage ceremony, you may contact the Rock County Clerk’s office to order a certified copy of your marriage certificate. Please contact the Rock County Clerk’s office for more information.
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