Requirements: Residency, ID & Age

  • There are no residency requirements to obtain a Marriage License in Summit County at this time, but if you are a Colorado resident, we ask that you please contact your home County Clerk & Recorder first for a Marriage License before applying in Summit County.  CLICK HERE for a complete list of Colorado Clerk & Recorders that can assist you.
  • The License and Certificate are on the same piece of paper, obtained at the same time when you come in
  • Both parties must be present at the time of application
  • If either party is under 18, contact us in advance of visiting our office for additional required documentation
  • Both parties to the marriage must furnish one form of valid, photo identification (e.g. Drivers License, Passport) upon arrival.  We do not need a Birth Certificate or anything in addition to your photo identification, unless you have rare/special circumstances and have spoken with Clerk staff prior to visiting the office to apply.