Obtaining Marriage License

Marriage license locations

Marriage licenses can be purchased for $30 and may be used immediately within the state of Colorado.  The license, available at any of the offices listed below is valid for 35 days from the issue date.  Marriage licenses are recorded at the main office only. If you need to immediately record your marriage license and/or purchase certified copies, please visit our main office. 

Online Marriage License Application


You may make an appointment to obtain your license in person. Please note that only the two applicants will be permitted in the office.*

*If you are making an appointment from out of state, please note your appointment is for local Mountain time.

For faster service, complete your application online before appearing at our main office. Please review the requirements before applying online. The application is available in English or Spanish.

Main Office

Hours for marriage licenses: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Motor Vehicle Branch Offices*

*Marriage licenses cannot be obtained at MV offices at this time.

For faster service and to avoid possible long lines at the Motor Vehicle branch offices, apply for your marriage license at the main office. To record your license or obtain certified copies, please visit our main office 

Hours for marriage licenses:  8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Marriage License locations are not open on county holidays. Please see the county holiday closures.

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