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 $93.50 for a regular and $104.00 for a confidential license, payable by cash, credit card, 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.
  • Fill out an online application, then appear at the Clerk-Recorders Office within 10 working days, at 155 Nelson Ave., Oroville, with valid ID. You will receive your license at that time.

  • - OR -
  • Marriage licenses can be obtained at the County Clerk-Recorder's Office located at the Hall of Records, 155 Nelson Ave., Oroville, CA 95965. Licenses are issued between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (legal holidays excluded).

Downloadable Applications and Documents: