• Applications for a marriage license shall be made by BOTH parties.
  • If you have been previously married and are divorced, please provide a certified copy of the Divorce Decree.
  • Identification is necessary for persons under 25.
  • Your license may be picked up at our office on the fifth day or any day after.
  • The Marriage License is valid for a period of 6 months.
  • The marriage license is valid only in the State of Minnesota.
  • You do not need to be married in the Minnesota County from which you obtained your license.



Marriage License $115.00
Marriage License / Pre-Marital Counseling $40.00

Mariage License Worksheet

Educator Statement Form

Martin County marriage records date back to 1857.
Marriage records can be found in the county in which the Marriage License was issued.
Marriage Certificate    $9.00 each


MOMS ia a statewide marriage index that has been created by the 87 Minnesota counties to help locate marriage records and obtain a certified copy of that record.

The site has been updated and can be found at:
Minnesota Official Marriage System (MOMS)

Ordination Credentials

In order to perform Marriages in this State, an Ordination Document or a License must be filed in any County within the State of Minnesota.

Provide the County Recorder with one of the following:

  1. Ordination Document
  2. License to perform Marriages
  • Ordination Filing Fee    $20.00