Marriage Licenses

Marriage License Requirements:

  • A Marriage License must be purchased prior to your ceremony.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
  • Both applicants must be present.
  • Valid identification (i.e., driver's license, passport, Military identification etc.) must be presented to verify age and identity.
  • Both applicants will need to know their parents' full names, including mothers' maiden names.
  • Applicants will need the state or country where their parents were born.
  • If either applicant has been previously married, they will need the date the marriage ended.
  • Fee is $84.00 for a regular and $95.00 for a confidential license, payable by cash, check or money order.
  • No blood tests are required.
  • No waiting period; the license may be used upon issuance.
  • License is valid for 90 days from the date of issuance.
  • Marriage ceremonies may be performed anywhere in the State of California.

Marriage licenses can be obtained at the County Clerk-Recorder's Office located at the County Administration Building, 25 County Center Drive, Suite 105, Oroville, CA 95965-3375. Licenses are issued between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (legal holidays excluded).

Applications and Documents: