Marriage License

Marriage License

 Applications can only be processed at the Government Center in Stillwater.

You may apply for a marriage license in Washington County regardless of residence or where the ceremony is taking place as long as you are married within the geographical boundaries of Minnesota. 

Please click the link below to apply for your Marriage License.

You will need to appear at the Washington County Government Center in Stillwater to take an oath and pay the fee within 7 days of filling your application.

 Fee - Full $115.00 or Reduced $40.00*

All fields must be entered on the application.

      • Full name
      • Full name you wish to have after marriage
      • Current address
      • Social security number, if you have one
      • Date and place of birth
      • Information regarding any previous marriage(s)
      • Address after marriage

Applicants must provide proof that they are at least 18 years of age. 

Both applicants must appear in person at the Washington County Government Center to apply.

We do offer same day Marriage License issuance. The Marriage License is good for 6 months.

  • The license is valid for six months from the date of application

Marriage License Application

 *Must have reduced educators statement with you when you appear in person to sign and pay the fee. For more information on the Reduced Educators Fee Educator’s Statement.



The application fee is $115 or $40 if you have obtained pre-marital education as per M.S. 517.08 and present a completed Reduced Marriage Fee Educator’s Statement at the time of application.