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Marriage Records & Applications

Certified copies of birth, death, and marriage can be obtained provided entitlement is proven. Certified copies are $15 each. Questions on entitlement may be directed to the County Recorder's Office at 563-244-0565.

Marriage Applications

The Recorder processes Applications for Marriage in the State of Iowa. Marriage Licenses and Certificates of Marriage are also issued.

The Marriage Application and License fee is $35.00. The requirements for issuing a Marriage Application require the Bride, Groom, and one witness, over the age of 18 years of age to appear in person, with current Government-Issued ID, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. There is a three (3) day waiting period before the actual marriage may occur.

Marriage License Applications are taken by appointment, please call 563-244-0565 for your appointment.

Marriage Certificates

Marriage certificates are available statewide back to 1954 in the Recorder's Office.

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1900 N. 3rd St.
Clinton, IA 52732
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