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Marriage License Process

CHAPTER 173 - HOUSE BILL 2006

Filing Fee $83.00

When Both Parties are over 18 years of age

 

You may obtain a Marriage License at our following locations:

 

Both parties must be present to obtain a Marriage License

 

Be sure to bring with you proper identification for proof of age such as:

1. US Issued Photo ID OR

2. Passport

 

Both parties will be sworn in and will have to sign two affidavits stating that their personal information is correct.

 

1. The person has received an emancipation order pursuant to title 12, chapter 15 or from a court in another state and the person's prospective spouse is not more than three years older than the person.

 

2. The parent or guardian who has custody of the person consents to the marriage and the person's prospective spouse is not more than three years older than the person.

The clerk of the superior court may not issue a license to a person who is under eighteen years of age and who does not meet the requirements.

There is a $83 fee and is payable by:

1. Cash

2. Personal Check

3. Money Order

4. Cashier’s Check

5. Visa/Mastercard

 

The State of Arizona does not require a blood test

 

No waiting period:

1. Marriage can take place the same day the Marriage License is received

2. Marriage License is valid for up to twelve (12) months

3. Marriage License can be used anywhere in the State of Arizona

 

Parties legally authorized to perform marriages:

1. Justice of the Peace in Arizona

2. Ministers recognized by their church as having authority to perform weddings

3. Judges in Arizona

4. Magistrates

 

Once the Marriage takes place: