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Marriage licenses are by appointment only. Call (307) 633-4256.
Obtaining a Marriage License
To obtain a marriage license in Wyoming, couples must appear in person, be 18 years of age or older, and present a picture ID - Driver's License, Passport, Military ID. Applicants that are 16 or 17 must have parental consent. If 15 or younger, a Judge's court order is required.
Licenses are issued between the hours of 8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding legal holidays). Please contact the office at (307) 633-4256 if you have any additional questions.
Information needed to apply for license
Click here to request a copy of your marriage certificate.
|Certified Copy of Marriage Certificate||5.00|
|Photocopy of Marriage Certificate||1.00|
Payable by cash, check, debit or credit card (convenience fees applicable).
Within 10 (ten) days after the ceremony, the completed license must be returned to the issuing County Clerk's office.
There is no waiting period, no residency requirement, and no requirement for a blood test. Licenses can only be used in the State of Wyoming. The marriage license will expire one year from the date of issuance.
Civil Ceremony Information
If you wish to have a circuit court judge or magistrate perform your civil ceremony, contact the Circuit Court at (307) 633-4298 to get information on fees and appointments.
We do not require documentation about an officiant's credentials; however, they must qualify by statute:
Who may solemnize marriage; form of ceremony per W.S. 20-1-106
(a) Every district or circuit court judge, district court commissioner, supreme court justice, magistrate and every licensed or ordained minister of the gospel, bishop, priest or rabbi, or other qualified person acting in accordance with the traditions or rites for the solemnization of marriage of any religion, denomination or religious society, may perform the ceremony of marriage in this state.
(b) In the solemnization of marriage no particular form is required, except that the parties shall solemnly declare in the presence of the person performing the ceremony and at least two (2) attending witnesses (of the age of majority) that they take each other as husband and wife.
Birth and Death Certificates
Birth and death certificates are recorded at the state level by Vital Statistics Services of the Wyoming Department of Health. Call Vital Statistics Services at (307) 777-7591 or visit the website at https://health.wyo.gov/admin/vitalstatistics/.
Public Information on Marriage License Indexes
Handwritten marriage indexes prior to 1985 are available here. These indexes are scanned images of the large index books. Identify the 'book and page' of the index entry you need and contact our office to obtain a copy of the actual document. Copy charges will apply.