Montgomery County Marriage Licenses

Search for Montgomery 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.


Coffeen City Hall 107 Locust Street Coffeen IL 62017 217-534-2216


Harvel Village Town Hall 201 Main Street Harvel IL 62538 217-229-3422

Hillsboro City Hall 447 South Main Street Hillsboro IL 62049 217-532-5566

Irving Village Clerk 110 State Street Irving IL 62051 217-533-4345

Litchfield City Clerk 120 East Ryder Street Litchfield IL 62056 217-324-2022

Litchfield City Hall 120 East Ryder Street Litchfield IL 62056 217-324-4212

Litchfield Health Department 512 East Edwards Street Litchfield IL 62056 618-324-2234

Montgomery County Clerk PO Box 595 Hillsboro IL 62049 217-532-9530

Montgomery County Health Department 317 West Union Avenue Litchfield IL 62056 217-324-3430

Montgomery County Health Department 1404 School Street Hillsboro IL 62049 217-532-2607

Nokomis City Clerk 22 South Cedar Street Nokomis IL 62075 217-563-2514

North Litchfield Town Hall 210 West Kirkham Street Litchfield IL 62056 217-324-4635

Raymond Village Clerk 305 West Broad Street Raymond IL 62560 217-229-4516

Witt City Clerk 106 West Broadway Street Witt IL 62094 217-594-2814

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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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.