Marriage Licenses

Once that big decision has been made (to whom and when), you will need to come see us.

WHERE TO APPLY FOR YOUR MARRIAGE LICENSE

Marriage licenses are issued in the Recorder’s Office.
Physical address is 256 E Court, Room 20, Weiser, Idaho 83672
Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Phone number is (208) 414-2092.

It takes approximately 20 minutes for the entire process of issuing the license.
We request that you not come any later than 4:30 p.m.

A marriage in Idaho requires an Idaho Marriage License.
A marriage in another state requires a license from that state.

REQUIREMENTS IF YOU ARE OVER 18 YEARS OF AGE

  • Both parties need to appear at the courthouse in person.
  • Each party needs some form of photo identification.
  • Each party shall provide proof of age: (Examples- Drivers License, Certified copy of Birth Certificate, Certified copy of School Records, Baptismal Certificate).
  • Each party shall fill out marriage license application form.
  • Each party shall list their social security number on the form.
  • Read and sign pamphlet on AIDS in Recorder’s Office.
  • Cost: $28.00 cash

Two copies of the license are issued – one is for the couple; the other is sent or brought back to this office to be recorded.

REQUIREMENTS IF YOU ARE UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE

  • Each party under age must have a Parent or a LEGAL Guardian’s permission (consent) to marry:
  • Written consent can be in person or by a notarized statement.
  • Parent or Legal Guardian shall provide photo identification.
  • Legal Guardian shall provide a certified copy of the Court’s Order granting the guardianship.
  • Both parties need to appear at the courthouse in person.
  • Each party needs some form of photo identification.
  • Each party shall provide a certified copy of their Birth Certificate.
  • Each party shall fill out a marriage license application form.
  • Each party shall list their social security number on the form.
  • Each party shall read and sign a pamphlet on AIDS.
  • Cost is $28.00 cash.

Two copies of the license are issued – one is for the couple; the other is sent or brought back to this office to be recorded.

REQUIREMENTS IF YOU ARE UNDER 16 YEARS OF AGE

In addition to the above :

  • The under age party shall file a Petition to Marry. (Document to be drawn by an attorney.)
  • An appointment must be scheduled with the Magistrate Judge to obtain an ORDER granting permission for the under 16 year old to be married.
  • A physical examination is required.

Two copies of the license are issued – one is for the couple; the other is sent or brought back to this office to be recorded.

WHO CAN PERFORM THE WEDDING CEREMONY?

A Judge, Mayor or Minister can perform the ceremony.

Judge Frates will perform marriages. You must make your own appointment with Judge Frates (208)414-2232.

Mayors:
Weiser Diana Thomas (208)414-1965
Midvale Ed Meyer (208)355-2221
Cambridge Nanette Rhodes (208)257-3318