Santa Cruz County Marriage Licenses

Search for Santa Cruz County AZ marriage license rules and requirements. You can learn how to get a marriage license, a marriage certificate, or marriage records from your local Marriage License Office, Clerk, Health Department, or Town or City Hall.


Santa Cruz County Marriage License 2150 North Congress Drive Nogales AZ 85621 520-375-7700


Nogales City Hall 777 North Grand Avenue Nogales AZ 85621 520-287-6571

Santa Cruz Clerk 2160 North Congress Drive Nogales AZ 85621 520-375-7700

Santa Cruz County Clerk PO Box 1265 Nogales AZ 85628 520-375-7800

About Marriage Licenses



Marriage License Application Requirements and Process:

1. Apply where: Justice Court or Clerk of the Superior Court

2. Minimum Age: 18, or 16 with parental consent. 15-year-olds can marry, with parental consent, birth certificates, and a court order.

3. Cost/fees: $76

4. Identification: driver's license, state-issued identification, passport, or military identification

5. Blood test / Physical Test: No

6. Residency Requirement: No

7. Witnesses: Yes

8. License Valid: 12 months

9. Waiting Period: No

10. Same-sex marriage: Yes

11. Marriage between cousins: Yes, if over 65

12. Divorce/Widow: Yes; no additional paperwork required

13. Proxy Marriage: No

14. Common Law Marriage: No

Questions/Answers about Santa Cruz County Marriage Licenses

What do you have to do to get married?

To get married in Arizona, both members of the couple must visit a county Justice Court office in person to apply for a marriage license. You will have to meet certain age requirements, provide photo ID and Social Security numbers, and pay the marriage license fee. Once you have received the marriage license, you must perform a marriage ceremony while the license is still valid. After the ceremony, your officiant and witnesses must sign the marriage certificate and the officiant will mail it to the issuing court. Make sure there are no errors before sending a completed marriage license to the state. The court will furnish a certified marriage certificate as proof of marriage.

How do I get a marriage license in Santa Cruz County, Arizona?

You will need to apply for a marriage license in person at the nearest Justice Court office. Both members of the couple must present proof of legal age, a current valid proof of identification, such as a driver's license or passport, and pay the marriage license fee.

How much does it cost to get a marriage license in Arizona?

The marriage license fee across all Arizona counties is $76. A traditional marriage license can be converted into a covenant marriage license for an additional $27. A certified copy of a marriage license can be obtained for $34.50.

How old do you have to be to get married in Santa Cruz County?

You must reach the minimum age of 15 to get married in Arizona. Individuals who are under 18 are required to have parental or guardian consent, and 15-year-olds must also present a birth certificate and a court order.