Marriage Licenses

Issuing Licenses

Licenses are issued Monday through Thursday by appointment only. Please call 701-623-4491 to schedule an appointment


  • $65 in cash or credit card (no checks accepted)
  • Both parties must be present
  • Drivers License or other valid photo identification is required
  • Marriage License is valid for 60 days (day 1 being purchase date)

Age Requirements & Parental Consent

You must be at least 18 years old to marry without parental consent. If a person is between 16 and 18 years of age, a signed/notarized parental consent is required. A license may not be issued to any person below the age of 16.

Divorced Parties

If either party has been divorced, you must purchase a Certified Copy of the most recent divorce decree by contacting the Clerk of Court's office in the county in which you were divorced.

Wedding Ceremonies

A wedding ceremony must be made by appointment only. Contact the County Recorder to schedule.