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Information Needed for the Marriage Application

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Apply for a marriage license online! 

Effective August 15, 2016, couples may apply for a marriage license by completing and submitting an online application

PLEASE VISIT OUR COVID-19 INFORMATION AND UPDATES PAGE FOR CHANGES IN PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING A MARRIAGE LICENSE DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

 

Please see below for additional instructions and specific information you will need to know to complete the marriage application. 

Brides and grooms need:

$53 cash, Visa, MasterCard or Discover (no checks). Note: If paying by credit or debit card there is a 1.995% + $1.25 processing fee.

Identification indicating proof of age (i.e., driver's license, picture ID, certified copy of birth certificate or passport). Both parties must be at least 18 years of age. If either party is under the age of 18, please see 'Requirements for a Marriage License for Minors.

Birth city, county, state or foreign country of applicants

Father's first, middle and last name along with current city and state of residence

Mother's first, middle and last name along with current city and state of residence

State or foreign country where parents were born

If either party has been married previously, they must know the dates of the previous marriage dissolution or spousal death and the county/state of the occurrence.

 

NOTE: A marriage license is valid for 180 days, may be obtained in any county in Montana but is valid only in Montana.