Obtaining your Marriage License in Missouri


This is the updated information for getting a marriage license in St. Charles County, St Louis City, St Louis County, Jefferson County and Warren County.  You both have to be present to apply for the license, you have to be at least 18 years of age or have a parent with you. Every county is different so please make sure to read the information for the county you will be applying in.  The license is good for 30 days from the date you get the license with no waiting period. You do not need to get the license in the county you are getting married in.  Just in the state of Missouri

St. Charles:  Office of Barbara J. Hall, Recorder of Deeds, St. Charles County Administration Building, 201 North Second Street, Suite 338, St. Charles, Mo 63301  636-949-7506.  Office hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday except legal holidays.  Arrive no later than 4:00pm.  $48.00 cash. They do accept Visa/Mastercard but a service fee will be added.  You can pre-pay for a certified copy at time of application for $9.50  In the county of St. Charles you do have to be divorced for 40 days and know the date the divorce was finalized You must have a social security card, visa or passport to get your marriage license in the county of st charles, no exceptions.  You do need two forms of ID.

St. Louis City: $48.00 cash Visa or Mastercard. Certified copy is $12.50. City Hall, Room 127 phone number 314-622-3257. City Hall is on the corner of 12th and Market located downtown St. Louis.  Office hours are 8:00am to 5:00 pm Monday-Friday except legal holidays.  Arrive no later than 4:30pm. Divorce has to be final within 30 days of marriage know date finalized bring two forms of ID, visa passport, drivers license social security card.

St. Louis County: $48.00 cash only, certified copy is $9.00.  41 S. Central Ave. 4th Floor in Clayton Missouri, phone number 314-615-7102. Office hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm on M-W-F and 8:00 am to 6:00 pm on T-Th except legal holidays. Divorce finalized for 31 days will need one of the follow: drivers license, state id or passport, social security card or original W2 or tax return.

Jefferson County: $51.00 cash only, certified copy is $9.00. You do need your birth certificate, You will need your drivers license and social security card or w2 with your social security number on it. Divorce timeline is not considered. 729 Maple Street, Hillsboro, MO 63050. Office hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm. Phone number 636-797-5414.

Warren County: 636-456-9800 $52.00 cash only, certified copy 9.00 cash or check. County Administration Building 101 Mockingbird Lane, Suite 303 Warrenton Mo 63383
Office hours 8:00am to 4:00 pm Monday-Friday. Picture ID needed drivers license or state ID, know social security number don’t need card, if divorced or widowed, need to know date of divorce or death. Dont need papers.

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