Marriage / Civil Union Licenses

The following services offered by the Recording Department will have limited hours on December 24th due to early closure by the County:
Passports will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Marriage Licenses will be issued between 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

On Wednesday December 26th when the County re-opens all services return to normal hours. Recording Document/Copies 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Marriage Licenses 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Passports from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
We appreciate your understanding and wish you and your families the happiest of holidays.

So you’ve decided to make it official and get hitched?  CONGRATULATIONS!

Not sure what to do next? Keep reading…..

Begin the process by applying online.  Licenses must be used in Colorado within 35 days of being issued.

Both applicants should be over the age of 18. If either applicant is 16 or 17 or under the age of 16  there are requirements you need to be aware of.  Both applicants must appear in the Recording Office between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.   If one of the applicant’s cannot appear a marriage or civil union absentee affidavit must be completed.  Applicants must also provide a Social Security Number or affidavitphoto ID and proof of age; and $30 payable by cash or credit card.

Colorado allows for several types of solemnizations for your ceremony and if you’re looking for a judge we have a list for you!

Make sure you return the license to us within 63 days of getting married or pay a late fee.

Already married and need a copy of your license or application request one online.

Still have questions?