Marriage License Information

Requirements for a marriage license issued by Stanton County

  • Both applicants must be at least 17 years of age. You cannot marry in Nebraska if you are under 17.
  • Parental consent is required for applicants who are 17 or 18 years of age. The parental consent form (PDF) is available at the County Clerk’s office.
  • One form of identification is required – i.e. Drivers License, Birth Certificate, or Passport.
  • Need to know the birthplace of Bride and Groom.
  • Need full names and birthplaces of both parents.
  • Bride and Groom must provide their social security numbers, if they have one.
  • If the applicant had a previous marriage, we will need to know the date the marriage ended. (Date of divorce decree or date of death)
  • No blood test is required.
  • Licenses are good for one year from the date of issuance. Therefore, they have to be married within that year or they need to apply again.
  • A couple may apply for their license in any county in Nebraska, and use it to be married in any Nebraska county.

To receive a Stanton County certified marriage license, send a $9.00 check or money order and the following information:

  • Name of Groom
  • Name of Bride (including maiden name)
  • Month/Day/Year of marriage

Mail to:

  • Stanton County Clerk
    PO Box 347
    Stanton NE 68779
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