Online Marriage Application
Requirements For A Marriage License In Durham County, NC
$60.00 (CASH) Required for the Marriage License.
All applicants must provide one (1) of the following valid IDs.
$60.00 (CASH) Required for the Marriage License.All applicants must provide one (1) of the following valid IDs.
- Drivers license
- State issued ID card
- Military ID
- Matricular ID's w/Certified Birth Certificate
All applicants must provide Social Security Card or proof of full social security number. If an individual has not been assigned a social security number, an affidavit must be completed. (Affidavit forms are available in the Register of Deeds Office).
Divorced applicants must provide the month and year of their last divorce.
If the divorce was finalized within thirty (30) days of applying for the license, the applicant must provide an original or certified copy of the divorce decree as well. There is no waiting period between the divorce and applying for the new license.
A marriage license application is valid for only 60 days from the date of issuance.
Applicants 18-21 years of age must provide a certified copy of birth certificate.
APPLICANTS under the age of eighteen (18), please contact the office of the Register of Deeds, Marriage License Division at (919) 560-0493 for requirements.
Marriage Licenses are issued between the hours of 8:30 AM, and prior to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. The Register of Deeds is located at: 200 East Main Street
, Ground Floor, Durham, NC.
If you need a copy of your marriage license, you may acquire it at our office in person, or you may request them by mail at P. O. Box. 1107, Durham, NC 27702.
Certified copies of your marriage license are $10.00 each.
To speed up the processing time of your marriage license, you may, for your convenience, complete the on-line application and submit.