Marriage License – Santa Fe

Marriage License Requirements

Age – 18 and over
All individuals must have either a certified birth certificate from the State or Country in which
they were born, a passport with a valid picture and showing date of birth, or other valid form of identification that includes a photo and date of birth.

Age – 16 and 17
All of the information listed above is required along with consent from a parent or legal guardian
(no other alternative). Bride and groom must be present with parent or legal guardian in order to sign the
marriage license. Parent or legal guardian must have some type of valid identification that includes a photo
and proof that they are the parent or legal guardian.

Age – Under 16
For individuals under the age of 16, a Court Order is required (no other alternative) along with the
other documents listed above.

Other Requirements
Both the bride and groom must be present at the time of marriage license application.
Social Security number is needed for both individuals.

If the last name being used on the marriage application differs from the name
appearing on the identification used, a certified copy of the proof of name change is required.

A fee of $25.00 cash (no checks) must be paid at the time license is issued.

Items Not Required
No blood test is required.
No waiting period prior to purchasing license.
No expiration on license when purchased.

The marriage license will need to be recorded within 90 days from the day of the marriage
ceremony.

OFFICE HOURS: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Santa Fe County, 102 Grant Ave Santa Fe, NM 87501-2061
Phone (505) 986-6200

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