Marriage License Requirements:
Please read carefully to ensure that you will have everything you need when you come into our office to apply for a marriage license.
The premarital physical is no longer required.
Both parties to the marriage must come into the office to obtain license.
Applicants age 21 and over must present a current ID which can be any of the following: Drivers License, State issued ID card, Passport or certified Birth Certificate. In addition to the ID will the applicant will have to provide their **Social Security numbers in the form of their Social Security card or W-2 form.
Applicants under age 21 must present Certified copy of Birth Certificate in addition to their social security information.
Applicants 16 to 17 years of age must have written parental consent and certified copy of birth certificate.
**Applicants who are not eligible for a Social Security number may obtain a marriage license by signing an affidavit attesting to this fact. The affidavit form is available in the Register of Deeds office.
Date of divorce or date of death of previous spouse is required when applicable. Must furnish written proof of divorce or death.
The Marriage license is good immediately upon issuance and is valid for 60 days.
The fee for the license is $60.00, CASH ONLY This fee does not include the $10.00 fee for the certified copy of the marriage certificate.
Marriage licenses are issued between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Applicants should try to be in our office by 4:00 P.M.
The Register of Deeds office is located at 113 S. Main St., Louisburg, NC, in the Hamilton Hobgood Courthouse Annex.
If you are planning on getting married by the Magistrate, you should be at their office by 4:30 p.m. and you must have your two witnesses with you. Contact that office at 919-497-4280 if you have any further questions regarding being married by the Magistrate.
If you need copy of your Marriage License, once married you may acquire at our office in person, online or request thru mail. Fee is $10.00. Mail to P.O. Box 545, 113 S. Main Street, Louisburg, N.C. 27549. Please be sure to sign your request.