Marriage Licenses

Marriage License Issue & Use


A marriage license may be issued in any county and used in any county in the State of Colorado. However, the license must be used within 30 days from the date of issue. The license is issued the day it is applied for and may be used immediately.

License Recording


You may purchase a marriage license anywhere in Colorado and use it in another county, but you must take the license back to the county where you purchased it for recording.

Fees


The fee for a marriage license is $30. This includes the recording fee. Only cash is accepted as payment; no credit cards or checks will be accepted.

Researching Marriage Licenses


Marriage licenses may be researched in at the Clerk's Office. Records date back to 1885.