All couples seeking to be legally married at the Hitchin’ Post Wedding Chapel will first need to obtain a Nevada State marriage license. Fortunately, it’s very easy!
Planning a wedding is stressful enough! But here at the Hitchin’ Post Wedding Chapel, we want to make sure you know how easy it is to get your marriage license and prepare for your big day. Below are details for obtaining your marriage license at the Marriage Bureau in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada.
You`may also obtain a Nevada State marriage license in jurisdictions outside of Clark County, Nevada. A fee of $10.00 is added to your officiant fee for such licenses to cover the cost of certified mail.
At a minimum, you need to meet the following requirements:
There is only one exception to these requirements. If you are a 17-year-old minor and a resident of Clark County, you must obtain a court order from a Nevada District Court Judge. We don’t give legal advice, so please seek the assistance of an attorney if needed.
Before issuing a marriage license, each applicant must provide proof of name and age. The marriage license and marriage certificate will be issued in the name of each applicant as it is exactly shown on the identification or documents presented to prove the name and age. It is your responsibility to present the proper identification or documents to have your name reflected as you desire. For example, if you want your marriage license and marriage certificate to reflect your full middle name, the identification you present must contain your full middle name – not an initial.
The following documents must be original and not digital or photocopy representatives and contain the applicant’s photo, which must be a sufficiently recent, clear likeness of the applicant:
If you do not have one of the items listed above, call the marriage burueau office at (702) 671-0500 and ask a supervisor for guidance. If you are advised to use an original certified birth certificate as one of the forms of identification, please be aware of the following:
Great! But before you do, please carefully read the following application tips first:
A marriage license costs $102; you can pay by credit or debit card, but there is an additional fee — and checks are not accepted.
If you would like to get your Certified Marriage License fast, we can help with that. Your officiant will bring your license to be recorded and certified within 24 hours for an added officiant fee of $50.00, which includes the cost of the certificate . Your certified license will be available for pickup at the The Hitchin’ Post Certified the next day for weddings that take place Monday-Thursday. Weddings on Friday, Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays can receive a certified copy on the next business day.