LICENSE MAY ONLY BE
USED WITHIN THE STATE OF LOUISIANA
BOTH APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO APPEAR OR MARRIAGE APPLICATION FOR ABSENT PARTY MUST BE SIGNED IN FRONT OF A NOTARY.
OFFICE HOURS:Monday - Friday, 8:30 to 4:30. We suggest
you come in no later than 4:00 PM to allow time to complete application.
PRINTABLE MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATION: Please complete and print this form for expedited service. This application must be signed in the Clerk of Court's office or in the presence of a Notary Public.
LICENSE FEE: $27.00 CASH or CREDIT CARD. This fee includes a certified copy of your
license if requested within 60 days after the
license is returned. After 60 days the fee for a certified copy
IDENTIFICATION: A certified copy of your birth certificate is required for all applicants. If you were born in Louisiana, you may apply for a birth certificate in our office. A valid, unexpired driver's license, government-issued ID, or an unexpired passport is also required.
Parties must be 18 years of age. If either party is under 18,
both of the minor’s parents must sign a notarized affidavit of
consent. If one parent has sole custody of the minor and
produces a certified copy of the custody order, it is only
necessary for that parent to consent. If either party is under
17, the parents and minor child must appear in the District
Judge’s office to apply for authority to obtain a license.
NEEDED: Social security numbers, parents’ names
(including mothers’ maiden names) and state where parents were
born, highest grade completed in school and number of this
marriage. If not a first marriage, month and year of divorce or
death of prior spouse.
After the license is issued, there is a 72 hour waiting period
before the parties can be married. You may apply for a waiver of
the waiting period from the District Judge. If you are being
married by a Justice of the Peace, he may also grant a waiver.
LICENSE: A marriage license is valid for 30 days after
issuance. Expiration date and time is noted on your license.
WHO MAY PERFORM
CEREMONY: Ministers or Justice of the Peace.