Apply For An Elkhart Marriage License
Where should you apply for a marriage license if you live in Elkhart, Indiana?
If you live in Elkhart you should apply for a marriage license at Elkhart County Clerk’s office, located at the Elkhart Courts Building at 315 S. Second Street, Elkhart, Indiana. To call the office, dial (574) 523-2233. The office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday and from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. To learn more about applying for a marriage license in Elkhart, Indiana, visit the County Clerk’s office website at Elkhart Marriage License.
Do you have to meet any requirements to be issued a marriage license in Elkhart, Indiana?
Yes, you do. You and the person that you intend to marry must both be single, and at least 18 years old in order to be issued a marriage license in Elkhart, Indiana. When you go to submit your marriage license application at the Elkhart County Clerk’s office, you will be asked to present a valid form of photo I.D. You will also be asked provide information about any previous marriages.
Can you be issued a marriage license in Elkhart if you are under 18?
Yes, but there are some additional requirements for minors. If you are at least 17 years old but under 18, you need to have parental consent before you can be issued a marriage license. If you are 15 or 16 years old, you cannot be issued a marriage license without a court order.
How long is an Elkhart County marriage license good for before it expires?
A marriage license issued in Elkhart County is good for a period of 60 days before it expires. Once the marriage license is issued by the Elkhart County Clerk’s office, there is no waiting period before the license can be used. You can use your Elkhart County marriage license anywhere in Elkhart County. If you are not married before the marriage license expires, you will need to re-apply for a marriage license at the Elkhart County Clerk’s office.
Do you have to have any blood tests to apply for a marriage license in Elkhart, Indiana?
No, you do not need to have any blood tests to apply for a marriage license in Elkhart County.
How much does a marriage license cost when you apply in Elkhart, Indiana?
In Elkhart County there is an $18.00 application fee for marriage licenses. For out of state marriage license applicants there is a $60.00 application fee.
Who can you invite to solemnize your marriage in Elkhart, Indiana?
When you plan your marriage ceremony, you can invite any ordained religious clergy member or active or retired judge to solemnize your marriage in Elkhart. Contact the Elkhart County Clerk’s office if you have questions about who is authorized to solemnize your marriage.
Who issues marriage certificates in Elkhart County?
The Elkhart County Clerk’s office issues marriage certificates after recording signed marriage licenses. There is a fee of $2.00 for a certified copy of your marriage certificate. If you have questions about how to obtain your marriage certificate, contact the Elkhart County Clerk’s office.
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