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What are the documents you have to get to get married?

Like the certificates, license, ect.. And how much do they cost? I live in ohio. thanks


Asked by Anonymous at 11:11 PM on Dec. 7, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • I don't know if it's the same everywhere. Here's the info for Northeast Ohio.

    * Proof of identification and age (This may be a driver's license, an Ohio state-issued ID, or a passport), social security card; and current driver's license or state ID (if current address is not listed on this document, additional proof of residency is required.) Applicants under 21 years of age, also must show their original or a certified copy of their birth certificate.
    * If either party has been previously married, they must bring the appropriate death certificate or divorce decree.
    * Cash - $40 to $45, depending on the county

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:16 PM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • thanks a bunch!

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:21 PM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • You could look online for your state.
    We got married in 2000 in Missouri. A few weeks before we went to the local courthouse (small town) and asked what we had to do. The registrar just filled out an application, checked our IDs and we paid him ($40 at the time) for the marriage license. Then there was the 3 day wait period. We went back and picked up the certificate and license and held on to it until the ceremony where the officiate and our witnesses had to sign. The officiate kept the official license and sent it to the state. We got the certificate.

    Answer by justanotherjen at 11:23 PM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • we got married in 2007 in Oklahoma. all we had to have was our DL & pay $5 (its usually $50 but we had "proof" that we completed premarital counseling). there wasnt a waiting period, but we had to return the license to the county 30 days after it was issued.

    Answer by okmanders at 12:47 AM on Dec. 8, 2009