Perry County Court House Government

Circuit Court Clerk

Marriage License Information

Online Marriage License Application
Social Security Administration
1-800-772-1213
Automated Services 24hrs/day
Representatives available
Mon-Fri 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. 

Requirements for obtaining a marriage license in Perry County

  • If both applicants reside in the state of Indiana and at least one of the applicants resides in Perry County, then a marriage license may be obtained in Perry County, and the marriage may take place in Perry County or anywhere within the state of Indiana. 
  • If one of the applicants resides in Perry County and the other resides out of state, then they may obtain a license in Perry County as long as they plan on getting married in Perry County or anywhere within the state of Indiana.
  • If both applicants are from out of state but plan to get married in Perry County, then they must obtain a license in Perry County.
  • Both applicants must be at least 18 years of age. If not, one or both applicants must be 17 and parents or legal guardians are present to provide consent. One or both applicants younger than 17 must have a court order granting permission to obtain a marriage license.
  • Both applicants must show a valid driver's license or original birth certificate.
  • Any applicant that was previously married must bring in the date of divorce decree from the last divorce. If widowed, applicant must know date of death.
  • Applicants will be asked their parents' full names, including maiden names of their mothers.
  • Both applicants will be asked the states where they were born and the states where their parents were born.
  • Both applicants will be asked the addresses of any living parents.
  • Marriage license is valid for 60 days.
  • There is no waiting period.
  • Each application takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.
    Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
    Applications will not be processed after 3:30 p.m.
  • The cost of the license is $18.00 if at least one person lives in the state of Indiana. If both people live outside of Indiana, the cost of the license is $60.00.