How do I apply for a Marriage License?
The requirements to apply for a Marriage License:
- You must know when, where, and by whom you will be getting married BEFORE you apply for the marriage license
- At least one party must be a Howell resident
- If both parties reside out of state but are having their ceremony in Howell, they would apply in Howell
- Couple must come together to Clerk's Office and BRING ONE WITNESS who is 18 years old or older
- Couple must provide two forms of ID: preferably one photo ID and one proof of residency
- Please provide a copy of divorce papers if applicable
- The marriage application fee is $28.00
- Apply at the Clerk's Office Mon-Fri from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. No appointment necessary.
- IMPORTANT: There is a mandatory 72 hour waiting period from the time of application until the time of the marriage ceremony. Please plan accordingly.
- Please call 732-938-4500 x2155 or 2150 with questions

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