Marriage License Information Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
ONLINE MARRIAGE LICENSE PRE-APPLICATION FORM
You can complete your license application online.
Click Here to access the requirements for a marriage license, instructions for and completing the Online Marriage License Pre-Application. Once you have completed the form, click submit. Bring your reference number and required identification to an express window at the Marriage Bureau in Las Vegas in order to obtain your marriage license. The couple MUST appear in order to obtain a marriage license.
How much does the license cost?
A couple who are unrelated and are both at least 18 years old may be issued a marriage license in Clark County. Proof of age may be required. Both must appear at the Marriage License Bureau in the County Courthouse, at 201 Clark Avenue.
Consent (Under 18)
People the ages of 16 and 17 may marry if consent is given in person at time of application, by either parent or legal guardian. A certified copy of the Birth Certificate may be required. Legal guardian must have court order showing proof of legal guardianship. All people giving consent must have proof of identity. Consent is given by notarized affidavit of consent, which must be written in English and contains the birth date of the minor and must state the relationship of person giving consent.
Under the age of 16
A person less than 16 years of age may marry if either parent or legal guardian files an action, pays all court fees and presents a court order, from a Nevada State court.
To obtain a license and have a legal marriage divorces must be final in the state where granted. The date of the final decree and city and state where granted are required.
Couples from outside the United States can be married in Las Vegas. Most countries will want a certified copy of your marriage certificate and an Apostille from the Nevada Secretary State. The Nevada Secretary of State can send the Apostille and certified marriage certificate copy directly to your government for you.
Clark County Marriage Bureau
All marriage certificates issued in the State of Nevada must be used within this state.