Woodbury County Marriage Licenses

Search for Woodbury 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.


Woodbury County Marriage License 101 Court Street Sioux IA 51101 712-279-6616


Anthon City Hall 301 East Main Street Anthon IA 51004 712-373-5218

Bronson City Hall 90 Pine Street Bronson IA 51007 712-948-3354

Correctionville Clerk 312 Driftwood Street Correctionville IA 51016 712-372-4791

Cushing Town Hall 200 Main Street Cushing IA 51018 712-384-2189

Danbury City Hall 207 1st Street Danbury IA 51019 712-883-2431

Hornick City Hall 400 Main Street Hornick IA 51026 712-874-3374

Lawton City Clerk 101 East Maple Street Lawton IA 51030 712-944-5960

Moville City Hall 21 W Main St Moville IA 51039 712-873-3545

Oto City Hall 27 Washington Street Oto IA 51044 712-827-4522

Pierson City Hall 514 2nd Street Pierson IA 51048 712-375-5015

Salix City Hall 317 Tipton Street Salix IA 51052 712-946-5645

Sergeant Bluff City Hall 401 4th St Sergeant Bluff IA 51054 712-943-4244

Sioux City Hall 405 6th Street Sioux IA 51101 712-279-6109

Sloan City Hall 423 Evans Street Sloan IA 51055 712-428-3348

Smithland City Hall 301 Main Street West Smithland IA 51056 712-889-2470

Woodbury County Clerk 620 Douglas Street Sioux IA 51101 712-279-6611

Woodbury County Health Department 1014 Nebraska Street Sioux IA 51105 712-279-6119

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 Woodbury 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 Woodbury 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 Woodbury 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.