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County Clerk: Marriage License (Before Marriage)

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* Marriage License (Before Marriage) Worksheet PDF (PDF - 9.3 KB)

 

Fees

* $20.00 for state residents.
* $30.00 for out-of-state residents.
* $25.00 for immediate issue.

No Personal Checks

 

Marriage License Information

You can fill out the Marriage License Worksheet PDF (PDF - 9.3 KB) and bring it with you to the clerk’s office along with proper identification and the appropriate fee.

You apply for the license at the Clerk’s Office in the county where one of the applicants resides. The license can then be used anywhere in the State of Michigan.

Out-of-state applicants must apply in the county where the marriage ceremony will take place.

There is a 3 day waiting period after applying and before the license can be picked up or mailed. If license is being mailed it cannot be mailed out of St. Joseph County. The license expires 33 days from application date.

If under 18 (16 or 17) must bring parent to sign consent form - parent must also show identification.

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County Clerk

Pattie S. Bender

Office Mailing Address

PO Box 189
Centreville MI, 49032

General Division Information

Location:
County Clerk's Office - General Division
125 W. Main St.
Centreville MI, 49032
Historic Courthouse - Second Floor
*Driving Directions

Hours: M-F, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
*Closed on County Holidays

Phone Number: (269) 467-5602
Fax Number: (269) 467-5596
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Courts Division Information

Location:
County Clerk's Office - Courts Division
125 W. Main St.
Centreville MI, 49032
Courts' Building - Second Floor
*Driving Directions

Hours: M-F, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
*Closed on County Holidays

Phone Number: (269) 467- 5531
Fax Number: (269) 467-5558
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