Marriage Licenses

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COVID-19 Public Health Order & Guidance

PLAN AHEAD!  How to Apply:
  • Appointment spaces for Marriage Licenses are limited, and the Old County Courthouse building remains closed due to COVID-19 restrictions.  Friday appointments book quickly and may be unavailable if you do not apply 35 days prior to your ceremony.  Walk-up Marriage Licenses are not able to be processed during COVID-19 closure of the building.
  • Apply 35 days prior to the ceremony date.  If you are within that time frame:
  • NON-SUMMIT COUNTY RESIDENTS: You should UPS or FedEx your hard copy application to the Clerk & Recorder physical address to ensure timely delivery.  If you utilize U.S. Mail (Post Office), inquire at or at your local post office to check for known service delays or send via UPS or FedEx.  If traveling from another Colorado County, we highly encourage you to contact your home County Clerk & Recorder to apply for your Marriage License.
  • SUMMIT COUNTY RESIDENTS: Drop your application in any of the 5 secure 24-hour voting/ballot drop boxes located around the County:
    • Silverthorne: Summit County North Branch Library, 651 Center Circle
    • Frisco: Summit County Commons, 0037 Peak One Drive, upper entrance in rear (West) of building
    • Frisco: Frisco Town Hall, 1 Main Street
    • Breckenridge: Summit County Courthouse, 208 East Lincoln Avenue, rear (North) parking lot
    • Dillon: Dillon Town Hall, 275 Lake Dillon Drive
  • A Licensing Clerk will contact you to schedule an appointment.  Friday appointments book more quickly due to travel arrangements from out-of-County couples and may not be available if application is not submitted in a timely fashion.
  • If all appointments are booked the week you plan to travel and get married, we will refer you to the list of the 64 Colorado County Clerks who issue Colorado Marriage Licenses CLICK HEREIf traveling from another Colorado County, we highly encourage you to contact your home County Clerk & Recorder to apply for your Marriage License.
  • Fill out and print hard copy of two-page Marriage License Application (Fillable PDF)
  • If one or both parties does not have a Social Security Number, please include this No SSN Affidavit with application (one per person)
  • Both parties must be present to pick up Marriage License at prescheduled appointment


  • Find here a list of Officiants who have contacted our office offering their services.  Inquire with each person/company about pricing and availability.
  • The Clerk's Office does not need any paperwork or communication from Officiants performing ceremonies in Summit County.  Officiants can be ordained from their organization of choice.