Bear Lake County Marriage Licenses

Search for Bear Lake County ID 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.


Bear Lake County Marriage License 7 East Center Street Paris ID 83261


Bear Lake County Clerk PO Box 190 Paris ID 83261 208-945-2212

Bern City Hall 382 Main Street Bern ID 83220 208-847-2120

Montpelier City Hall 534 Washington Street Montpelier ID 83254 208-847-0824

Paris City Hall 62 South Main Street Paris ID 83261 208-945-2253

St Charles City Hall 11 N Main St St. Charles ID 83272 208-945-9636

About Marriage Licenses



Marriage License Application Requirements and Process:

1. Apply where: County Clerk or Recorder's Office

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

3. Cost/fees: $30-$50; varies by county and day of the week

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

5. Blood test / Physical Test: No

6. Residency Requirement: No

7. Witnesses: No

8. License Valid: Does not expire

9. Waiting Period: No

10. Same-sex marriage: Yes

11. Marriage between cousins: No

12. Divorce/Widow: Yes, with disclosure

13. Proxy Marriage: No

14. Common Law Marriage: No

Questions/Answers about Bear Lake County Marriage Licenses

What do you have to do to get married?

To get married in Idaho, both members of the couple must visit a County Clerk or Recorder's Office in person to fill out a marriage license application. You will have to meet certain age requirements, provide photo identification, and pay a fee. Once you have received the marriage license, you can perform a marriage ceremony immediately. The license does not expire; however, if you do not hold a marriage ceremony within one year of receiving the license, contact the Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics to update the license. Your officiant will fill out the marriage license and submit it to the county authority, and you will receive a certified marriage certificate as proof of marriage.

How do I get a marriage license in Bear Lake County, Idaho?

You will need to visit the Count Clerk or Recorder's Office to apply for a marriage license. Both members of the couple must prove their age and identification with valid forms of ID, and pay a fee. The license is only valid in Idaho and it does not expire.

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

A marriage license can cost between $30 and $50, depending on the county and the day. Many counties raise rates on Saturdays. The fee must be paid in cash.

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

You must reach the minimum of 18 years of age to get married in Idaho without additional consent forms. Individuals who are under 18 must have the consent of their parents, guardian, and/or a court order.