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