Courthouse Annex
234 W. Baraga Ave.
Marquette, MI  49855
PH:  (906)225-8330  FAX: (906)228-1572
Email: countyclerk@mqtco.org         
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8-5 PM

        

Ishpeming Service Center
215 W. Hematite Dr.
Ishpeming, MI  49849
PH:  (906)486-6510
Office Hours: Wednesdays 9-5 PM

FEES:

     Marquette County Residents........................$20.00
     Non Marquette County Residents................ $30.00
     Waiver of 3-day Waiting Period....................$25.00

APPLICATION:

  • Cannot be applied for more than 33 days before the date of marriage.
  • After application is complete, the license can be picked up from the County Clerk’s office 3 days later.
  • 3 day waiting period can be waived with approval from the County Clerk. 
  • License is valid for 30 days after issue date.

DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Certified Birth Certificate
  • Current Photograph Identification
  • Judgment of Divorce if Applicable

RESIDENCY

  •  A person must apply for a marriage license in the County Clerk's office of the County in which either the man or woman reside but can get married anywhere in the State of Michigan
  • If both parties are non-Michigan residents, the marriage license must be obtained from the County Clerk in the county in which the marriage is to be performed

AGE REQUIREMENT

  • 18 years and older without parental consent
  • 16-17 years of age need parental consent
  • 15 years of age and under must go through Probate Court
WITNESS REQUIREMENT
  • Must be 18 years of age or older