Marriage License

You may apply for your marriage license Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and until 5:00 p.m. on Fridays.
 
You may also apply online at http://tncountyclerk.com/
  • The license fee is $95.00. The cost is reduced to $35.00 if the couple completes a premarital preparation course from a qualified instructor and submits the Certificate of Completion form when applying for the license (The instructor's signature must be notarized.) The marriage license fee is payable by CASH or CREDIT CARD ONLY (a processing fee is applicable if using a credit card)
  • Social Security number must be given if applicant has one 
  • (T.C.A. 36-3-104.)
  • Both the bride and groom must appear in the office together to sign the permanent record book.
  • There is no waiting period. The date of the marriage must be within 30 days from the date the license is issued.
  • The signed documents must be returned to the clerk's office within 3 business days of the date of marriage. 
  • The State of Tennessee does not require a blood test.
  • Both parties must be 18 years of age or older. Proof of age and identity must be provided. Acceptable identification includes drivers license, state issued ID, or passport. 
  • If either party has a prior marriage, the ending date for that marriage must be provided, whether by death or divorce.

 

 


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