Des Moines Marriage Licenses

Search for Des Moines IA 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.


Des Moines Marriage License Offices

Marriage License Offices are responsible for processing marriage license applications, issuing marriage licenses, and recording marriage certificates. In most states, the Marriage License Office is a division of the Clerk's Office or the Health Department. Marriage License Offices maintain records on marriage licenses they issue, in addition to filing marriage certificates. In many locations, Marriage License Offices provide online search tools and request forms to access marriage records.

Iowa Marriage License Iowa Department Of Public Health, 321 E. 12Th, 4Th Floor Des Moines IA 50319 515-281-4944

Polk County Marriage License 111 Court Avenue Des Moines IA 50309 515-286-3781


Des Moines Clerk Offices

Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records for a county or local government, and the Clerk's Office makes these records available to the public. The Clerk's Office maintains records on marriage licenses and marriage certificates, and many have marriage records dating back to the 1800s. Most Clerk's Offices provide online ordering forms to request marriage records.

Des Moines City Clerk 400 East 1st Street Des Moines IA 50309 515-283-4141

Polk County Clerk 500 Mulberry Street Des Moines IA 50309 515-286-3772


Des Moines Town & City Halls

The Town Hall or City Hall is the chief administrative office that runs a town or city. Town and City Halls often maintain vital records related to their municipality, including records on marriage licenses and marriage certificates. In some locations, marriage records are available online or can be requested with an online form.

Des Moines City Hall 400 Robert D. Ray Drive Des Moines IA 50309 515-283-4209


Des Moines Health Departments

Health Departments maintain and preserve vital records for a state, county, or local government, and Health Departments make these records available to the public. Health Departments keep records on marriage licenses and marriage certificates, and many have marriage records dating back to the 1800s. Most Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request marriage records.

Iowa Health Department 321 East 12th Street Des Moines IA 50319 515-281-5787