Bremer County Marriage Licenses

Search for Bremer County 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.


Bremer County Marriage License 415 East Bremer Avenue Waverly IA 50677 319-352-0401


Aquatic Center City Clerk 105 East 1st Street Sumner IA 50674 563-578-3242

Bremer County Clerk of Court 415 East Bremer Avenue Waverly IA 50677 319-352-5661

Denver City Hall 100 Washington Street Denver IA 50622 319-984-5642

Frederika Town Hall 111 3rd Street Sumner IA 50674 319-275-4579

Plainfield City Clerk 723 Main Street Plainfield IA 50666 319-276-3449

Plainfield City Hall 707 Main Street Plainfield IA 50666 319-276-3169

Readlyn City Hall 128 Main Street Readlyn IA 50668 319-279-3411

Tripoli City Clerk 303 South Main Street Tripoli IA 50676 319-882-4801

Tripoli City Hall 303 South Main Street Tripoli IA 50676 319-882-4801

Waverly City Hall 200 1st Street Northeast Waverly IA 50677 319-352-4252

About Marriage Licenses



Marriage License Application Requirements and Process:

1. Apply where: Country Registrar or Recorder's Office

2. Minimum Age: 18, or 16 with a court order

3. Cost/fees: $35

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, one for the license and two for the marriage ceremony

8. License Valid: Does not expire

9. Waiting Period: 3 days

10. Same-sex marriage: Yes

11. Marriage between cousins: No

12. Divorce/Widow: 60 days with a divorce decree or death certificate

13. Proxy Marriage: No

14. Common Law Marriage: Yes

Questions/Answers about Bremer County Marriage Licenses

What do you have to do to get married?

To get married in Iowa, both members of the couple must visit a County Registrar or Recorder's Office in person to fill out a marriage license application. If one member of the couple is unable to attend, the absent party can sign the application before a Notary Public. You will have to meet certain age requirements, provide photo identification, and pay a fee. You will also need to bring one witness who is over the age of 18 in order to receive a marriage license. There is a three day waiting period, and you must pick up the license within six months or it is no longer valid. Your officiant will fill out the marriage license and forward it to the Recorder's Office. A certified copy of the marriage certificate will be mailed to the couple.

How do I get a marriage license in Bremer County, Iowa?

You will need to visit the County Registrar or Recorder's Office, with a witness over the age of 18, to apply for a marriage license. Both members of the couple must prove their age, provide photo identification, and pay a fee.

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

A marriage license costs $35 in Iowa.

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

You must reach the minimum of 16 years of age to get married in Iowa. Individuals who are between 16 and 18 must have parental or guardian consent and a court order to get married.