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MARRIAGE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS IN NEBRASKA

 1)  Both applicants must appear at the County Clerk's office to apply for a marriage license.

 2)  Both applicants must be at least 17 years of age.  Applicants who are 17 or 18 years of age are required to have a notarized consent form, signed by one parent or guardian.

 3)  Applicants must present identification showing proof of age, such as a driver's license, birth certificate, or passport.

 4)  The following information is required on the marriage license:

A)  Applicant's birthplaces (including city and state);

B)  Father's name and birthplace (including city and state);

C)  Mother's name, including maiden name, and birthplace (including city and state);

D)  Both applicants need to provide social security numbers (Effective date: September 1, 1997)

5)  If either of the applicants is divorced, the couple must wait six months after the divorce decree is final to re-marry in the State of Nebraska.

6)  The cost of the marriage license is $15.00.   (Effective date: September 9, 1995)

7)  The marriage license expires one year from the issuance date. 

8)  A marriage can be performed in any county in the State of Nebraska,regardless of which county issued the marriage license.

9)  Rubella blood test requirements were eliminated on April 14, 1998 with the adoption of L.B. 1073.

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PO Box 290
Madison, Nebraska

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