Morgan County Marriage Licenses

Search for Morgan 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.


Morgan County Marriage License 300 West State Street Jacksonville IL 62650 217-243-8581


Chapin City Hall 510 Everett St Chapin IL 62628 217-472-3111

Franklin Town Hall 114 Main Street Franklin IL 62638 217-675-2322

Jacksonville City Clerk 200 West Douglas Avenue Jacksonville IL 62650 217-479-4613

Jacksonville City Hall 200 West Douglas Avenue Jacksonville IL 62650 217-479-4600

Morgan County Clerk 300 West State Street Jacksonville IL 62650 217-243-8581

Morgan County Health Department 345 West State Street Jacksonville IL 62650 217-245-5111

Naples Town Hall 211 McNair St Meredosia IL 62665 217-754-3037

Waverly City Clerk 171 North Pearl Street Waverly IL 62692 217-435-4611

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 Morgan 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 Morgan 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 Morgan 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.