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Marriage License Information
How to Receive a Marriage License

  • Applicants must appear together and in person at Probate Court between the hours of 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. office is closed during lunch from 12:00 P.M. - 12:30 P.M., Monday - Friday, to complete an application. Please arrive a half hour before we are closing to allow time to issue the license. The Probate Court is located on the third floor of the Court House Annex building.
  • Ohio residents must obtain their license in the county where either resides and the marriage must be performed in the State of Ohio.
  • If neither party is a resident of Ohio the license must be obtained in the Ohio County where the marriage ceremony will be performed.
  • Valid identification is required for each applicant: Driver's license or state issued I.D.
  • Both applicants must bring their social security cards.
  • If either applicant is under 18 years of age, contact the Court for further information.
  • If either applicant has been previously married and divorced, a file-stamped copy or certified copy of the final order granting the divorce or dissolution is required for the most recent divorce for each applicant.
  • Cost of the license is $42.15 (cash only). Checks or credit/debit cards are not accepted.
  • License may be used the same day issued. It must be used within 60 days.
  • No blood test is required.
  • Marrying officials must be licensed with Ohio Secretary of State. For more information on locals who can perform marriages click here.

More Information
For additional information call (740) 373-6623 Ext. 2414.

Probate Court
Courthouse Annex
205 Putnam St.
Marietta, OH 45750

Marriage License Information

Ph: (740) 373-6623 ext. 2414
Fax: (740) 376-7425