Marriage Licenses Page

Marriage licenses are issued in the County Clerk’s office. Both the first party and second party must appear together. The license is valid for 30 days from the date of issuance and the license fee is non-refundable. The license must be used within the State of Kentucky.

Age requirements

18 or older. Both parties must be present need one of the following:

a state drivers license
a state picture I.D.
a certified U.S. birth certificate (a passport, visa, or green card with picture-translated into english)
16 or 17. Both parties must be present and be a resident of Campbell County need certified copy of:

birth certificate (proof of residency school records, state drivers license, medical records, etc)
parent or guardian must sign premission form
show court orders for legal custody
show their I.D.
Under 16. Need everything as age 16 and 17 plus, the female must be pregnant and have a court order from the district court.


No waiting period or blood test is required prior to issuance of a marriage license. In Kentucky, the first party and second party must be present to sign & swear to the information on the application.
Information Required:

Name & address
Date of birth & age
Place of Birth (If in KY give county, in another state give state)
Father’s name
Mother’s first & maiden name
Current status of first party and second party (Single, Divorced, Annulled, Widowed)
Number of previous marriages of first party and second party
Occupations of first party and second party
Race of first party and second party
Whether first party and second party are related (First cousins are not permitted to marry in Kentucky)
Date of marriage
You may view and print a copy of the marriage application and complete prior to coming to the clerk’s office. Just click on marriage application. Application must be signed & sworn before the county clerk issuing the license.

Filing Fees: (The total fee is $35.50, fees include the following)

$24.00 ($14.00 clerk, $10.00 Spouse Abuse)
$5.00 Certified copy mailed to couple
$1.00 Postage/Copy mailed to State Registrar
$1.00 Postage/Copy mailed to Couple
$4.50 Legal process fee