County Clerk

Copy of Marriage License Application

Marriage License Requirements

  • As of August 30, 2015 fee for license is $25.00 in cash, check or credit card.
  • Certified copy fee is $9.00 per copy.
  • Proof of identity and age: A Driver's License, State ID Card, Passport, Military ID, etc. (Photo ID)
  • NE Bureau of Vital Records require applicants to supply Social Security numbers.  If applicants do not have Social Security numbers we ask the applicants to sign a statement to that effect.
  • License is good for one year any place in Nebraska
  • Applicants must provide names of their parents (including mother's maiden names) and their parents place of birth (city and state)
  • If either applicant is not of legal age (19), a notarized consent form must be signed by the person's legal guardian giving consent to the marriage of a minor, if either applicant is under 17 years of age, license cannot be issued in Nebraska.
  • There is no waiting period or blood test requirements
  • To be married by the County Court Magistrate you may call the County Court (461-7143) to schedule an appointment
  • All marriage licenses obtained in Adams County are public record and will be printed in the Hastings Tribune without exception.  The Tribune prints only marriage licenses obtained in Adams County
  • You may apply for an application for a Marriage License at the County Clerk's Office Monday through Friday, 9am to 4:30 pm, no exceptions