Marriage License Requirements

One or both of the applicants must be a Decatur County resident. *

Both applicants must be over the age of 18 years. **

Both applicants must bring in one of the following: drivers license, state issued identification card or birth certificate.

If either applicant has been divorced, then they will need to know the divorced date. If they have divorce papers then they will need to bring them when they apply.

Both applicants will need to know where their parents were born and mother's maiden (birth) names.

The cost for the license is $20.00 ($18 license & $2 for certified copy of license to send to social security administration). ***

* If both applicants are from another state, then they must get their license from the county that they are getting married in.

** If either applicant is under the age of 18 years, please contact the Clerk's office at 812-663-8223.

*** The cost for out-of-state applicants is $62.00 ($60 license & $2 for certified copy of license to send to social security administration).