Marriage Licenses

Marriage License Bureau is located Downtown at 201 E. Clark Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89155

Marriage License Bureau hours Daily (7 days per week) 8:00 AM to Midnight

No Blood Tests, No Waiting Period. Marriage License Fee: $77 (U. S. Dollars) - Cash, Cashier's check, Money Order, Credit Card. You may use Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. $5 will be added if you use a credit card. Debit card is only accepted if it is a Credit/Debit card. Both parties must appear at the Marriage License Bureau, located at 201 Clark Street. You Must Have: a photo ID, proof of age, and must know your Social Security Number. Hours: 8 am to Midnight, 365 Days a year. Adults 18 years of age and older need no consent. Proof of age may be required (certified copy of birth certificate in English)

Persons 16 and 17 may marry if:

  1. Consent is given by either parent present at the time the license is applied for; or,
  2. Consent is given through a notarized affidavit signed by either parent when not present. This notarized affidavit of consent must contain the birth date of the minor, the relationship of the party giving consent and must be written in English.

Marriage Under Age 16: A person less than 16 years of age may marry only if he or she has the consent of a parent or legal guardian and authorization from a Nevada District Court.

The court may authorize the marriage of persons less than 16 years of age in extraordinary circumstances if the court finds that:

a. The marriage will serve the best interest of such person.
b. Such person has the consent required.

Witnesses: At least one additional witness other than the person performing the ceremony must be present.

To see all the requirements, types of Identification accepted, types of payments accepted, Marriage License Application instructions, etc. CLICK HERE.

Marriage Records: You can now look up a marriage on-line. The Clark County Recorder has recently put the marriage index on the internet CLICK HERE. 

If you prefer the old fashioned way, write to the Clark County Recorder, PO Box 551601, Las Vegas, NV, 89155-1601 to request copies of marriages performed in Clark County.

Information Needed: name of groom, maiden name of bride, date of the marriage, certificate number (if known), and a return address where the certificate should be mailed.

The fee for a certified marriage certificate is $10.00 per copy. If the year of the marriage is not known, there is a $5.00 search fee for up to a five (5) year search; thereafter it costs $1.00 per year for searching the marriage index.

CLICK HERE to go the the Clark County website and complete the Marriage License Pre-Application. You must still apply for your marriage license together in person, but filling out the Pre-Application can expedite your visit to the County Clerk's office. Your Pre-Application will be stored in the Clark County system for 60 days.