Madison County Marriage Licenses

Search for Madison 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.


Alhambra Village Clerk 602 West Main Street Alhambra IL 62001 618-488-3505


Alton City Hall 101 East 3rd Street Alton IL 62002 618-463-3522

Bethalto Clerk 213 North Prairie Street Bethalto IL 62010 618-377-8723

Collinsville City Hall Stop 1, 125 S Center St Collinsville IL 62234 618-346-5200

East Alton Clerk 119 West Main Street East Alton IL 62024 618-259-7522

Edwardsville City Hall 118 Hillsboro Avenue Edwardsville IL 62025 618-692-7500

Edwardsville Health Department 2119 Troy Road Edwardsville IL 62025 618-452-1380

Glen Carbon Health Department 22 Kettle River Drive Glen Carbon IL 62034 618-656-6680

Glen Carbon Village Clerk 151 North Main Street Glen Carbon IL 62034 618-288-1200

Godfrey Village Clerk 6810 Godfrey Road Godfrey IL 62035 618-466-3381

Granite City City Clerk 2301 Adams Street Granite IL 62040 618-452-6547

Granite City City Hall 2000 Edison Avenue Granite IL 62040 618-452-6200

Hamel Village Clerk 111 Old US Route 66 Hamel IL 62046 618-633-2484

Hartford Village Clerk 140 West Hawthorne Street Hartford IL 62048 618-251-2680

Highland City Hall 1115 Broadway Highland IL 62249 618-654-9891

Madison City Clerk 615 Madison Avenue Madison IL 62060 618-876-6268

Madison City Hall 615 Madison Avenue Madison IL 62060 618-876-6268

Madison County Clerk PO Box 218 Edwardsville IL 62025 618-692-6290

Madison County Clerk 2000 Edison Avenue Granite IL 62040 618-877-4171

Madison County Clerk 125 South Center Street Collinsville IL 62234 618-344-3813

Marine Village Clerk 320 N Vernon St Marine IL 62061 618-887-4531

Maryville City Hall 2520 North Center Street Maryville IL 62062 618-345-7027

Roxana City Clerk 400 South Central Avenue Roxana IL 62084 618-254-4709

South Roxana Village Clerk 211 Sinclair Avenue South Roxana IL 62087 618-254-2086

St Jacob Village Clerk 213 North Douglas Street St. Jacob IL 62281 618-644-5666

Troy Clerk 116 East Market Street Troy IL 62294 618-667-6741

Wood River City Hall 111 North Wood River Avenue Wood River IL 62095 618-251-3100

Worden City Hall 115 West Wall Street Worden IL 62097 618-459-3244

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 Madison 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 Madison 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 Madison 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.