La Plata County Marriage Licenses

Search for La Plata County CO 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.


La Plata County Marriage License 98 Everett Street Durango CO 81303 970-382-6280


Bayfield Town Hall 11 West Mill Street Bayfield CO 81122 970-884-9544

Colorado Clerk 1060 East 2nd Avenue Durango CO 81301 970-247-2304

Durango City Hall 949 East 2nd Avenue Durango CO 81301 970-375-5000

Ignacio Town Hall 540 Goddard Avenue Ignacio CO 81137 970-563-9494

La Plata County Clerk 98 Everett Street Durango CO 81303 719-346-8133

La Plata County Clerk 455 East Colorado Drive Bayfield CO 81122 970-884-9382

La Plata County Health Department 281 Sawyer Drive Durango CO 81303 970-247-5702

About Marriage Licenses



Marriage License Application Requirements and Process:

1. Apply where: County Clerk's Office

2. Minimum Age: 18, or 16 with parental consent and 15 with a court order

3. Cost/fees: $30

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

5. Blood test / Physical Test: No

6. Residency Requirement: No

7. Witnesses: No

8. License Valid: 35 days

9. Waiting Period: No

10. Same-sex marriage: Yes

11. Marriage between cousins: Yes

12. Divorce/Widow: 30 days, signed divorce decree

13. Proxy Marriage: Yes

14. Common Law Marriage: Yes

Questions/Answers about La Plata County Marriage Licenses

What do you have to do to get married?

To get married in Colorado, both members of the couple must visit a county probate judge or County Clerk's Office in person to fill out a marriage license application. Certain counties allow online marriage license applications. You will have to meet certain age requirements, provide photo identification, and pay a fee. Once you have received the marriage license, you must perform a marriage ceremony while the license is still valid. Your officiant, or the couple for self- solemnized marriages, will fill out the marriage license. The couple must submit the signed marriage license to the issuing office within 63 days.

How do I get a marriage license in La Plata County, Colorado?

You will need to visit the county probate judge or Clerk's Office to apply for a marriage license. Both members of the couple must meet the age requirements, present valid identification documents, and pay a fee. Some counties in Colorado allow online marriage license applications.

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

The cost to receive a marriage license in Colorado is $30. If you fail to return the marriage license within 63 days of your ceremony, you may be subject to late fees.

How old do you have to be to get married in La Plata County?

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