Kane County Marriage Licenses

Search for Kane County IL 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.


Kane County Marriage License 719 South Batavia Avenue Geneva IL 60134 630-232-5950


Aurora City Clerk 44 East Downer Place Aurora IL 60505 630-256-3070

Aurora City Hall 44 East Downer Place Aurora IL 60505 630-892-8811

Batavia City Hall 100 North Island Avenue Batavia IL 60510 630-454-2000

Elgin City Clerk 150 Dexter Court Elgin IL 60120 847-931-5660

Elgin City Hall 150 Dexter Court Elgin IL 60120 847-931-6100

Geneva City Hall 22 S 1st St Geneva IL 60134 630-232-7494

Hempshire Village Township Town Hall 234 South State Street Hampshire IL 60140 847-683-2181

Kane County Clerk 719 South Batavia Avenue Geneva IL 60134 630-232-5950

Kane County Clerk 540 Randall Road St. Charles IL 60174 630-232-3413

Kane County Health Department 113 South Grove Avenue Elgin IL 60120 847-695-0848

Kane County Health Department 1240 North Highland Avenue Aurora IL 60506 630-897-1124

North Aurora Village Clerk 25 East State Street North Aurora IL 60542 630-897-8228

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

3. Cost/fees: $30-$50

4. Identification: State-issued photo identification and a birth certificate

5. Blood test / Physical Test: No

6. Residency Requirement: No

7. Witnesses: No

8. License Valid: 60 days

9. Waiting Period: 24 hours

10. Same-sex marriage: Yes

11. Marriage between cousins: Yes, if over 50

12. Divorce/Widow: Yes, with documentation if within 6 weeks

13. Proxy Marriage: No

14. Common Law Marriage: No

Questions/Answers about Kane County Marriage Licenses

What do you have to do to get married?

To get married in Illinois, both members of the couple must visit a marriage license agent at the County Clerk'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 submitted the paperwork, you will have to wait 24 hours for the marriage license to be valid. You must perform a marriage ceremony while the license is still valid. Your officiant will fill out the marriage license and submit it to the county authorities. You will then be able to file to receive a certified marriage certificate.

How do I get a marriage license in Kane County, Illinois?

You will need to visit the County Clerk's Office to apply for a marriage license. Both members of the couple must prove their age and identification, and pay a fee. It takes 24 hours for the license to be valid.

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

A marriage license can cost between $30 and $50 in Illinois, depending on the county. The fee must be paid in cash.

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

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