Clerk of the Courts

MARRIAGE LICENSE INFORMATION


New Marriage License Applications

To be married in the State of Indiana a couple must have a marriage license.  The applicants who wish to be married must apply in person in the Clerk's Office and bring with them the required documents.  For Indiana residents, at least one applicant must reside in Clark County and provide documentation of residency.  Out-of-state residents may apply for a license in Clark County only if the marriage ceremony is performed in Clark County.

If you wish to be married by the Clerk at the courthouse, an appointment must be made in advance. Please call the Clerk's office for an appointment.

Fees:
Clark County Residents: $20.00 (cash only)
Out-of-State Residents: $62.00 (cash only)

License Validity:
You will receive the application on the same day you apply. The application will expire sixty (60) days after being issued. The application is valid only if the marriage is performed within the State of Indiana.

If you are applying for a marriage license in Clark County, you may start the application process online.  Click here to familiarize yourself with the process.  While you will still have to appear at the Clerk's Office to complete the process and receive your license (as required by Indiana law), starting your application online will save you time at the Clerk's Office.

After you complete the online portion, both individuals will need to appear at the Clerk's Office to complete the process. You can complete your application Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 12:30pm and 1:00pm - 4:00pm. The Courthouse is closed on Saturday, Sunday and legal holidays. Please allow 30 minutes to complete the process.

Applicants will need at least one (1) of the following:

  • Certified Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Certified Court Decree Establishing Date of Birth
  • Valid Driver's License or Other State-Issued ID Establishing Date of Birth
  • Any Other Official Documentation That the Clerk Deems Sufficient

For Additional information Please CONTACT the CLERK'S OFFICE

Susan PoppSusan Popp, Clark County Clerk
Clark County Government Building
501 E. Court Avenue, Room 137
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
812.285.6244 TEL
812.285.6372 FAX