Requirements for a Marriage License for Minors

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If either or both of the bride and groom are under the age of 18 years and at least 16 years of age the following additional requirements must be met:

Parental Consent - Parent or legal guardian must sign the Consent for Minor form.

Counseling - Proof of two counseling sessions, ten days apart, with a Court approved counselor.

Judicial Approval - A District Court Judge must approve and sign the Marriage Application. A Judge may require a conference with the applications and/or guardian(s).


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