St. Clair County Marriage Licenses

Search for St. Clair 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.


St. Clair County Marriage License 10 Public Square Belleville IL 62220 618-277-6600


Belleville City Hall 101 South Illinois Street Belleville IL 62220 618-233-6810

Brooklyn City Hall 312 South 5th Street Brooklyn IL 62059 618-271-8424

Cahokia Village Clerk 103 Main Street Cahokia IL 62206 618-332-6851

Columbia City Hall 208 S Rapp Ave Columbia IL 62236 618-281-7144

Dupo City Hall 100 North 2nd Street Dupo IL 62239 618-286-3280

East Carondelet Clerk 950 State Street East Carondelet IL 62240 618-286-4727

East Saint Louis City Hall 5800 Bond Avenue East Saint Louis IL 62207 618-332-8822

East Saint Luois City Clerk 301 Riverpark Drive East Saint Louis IL 62201 618-482-6811

Freeburg Clerk 14 Southgate Center Freeburg IL 62243 618-539-5545

Lebanon City Clerk 312 West Saint Louis Street Lebanon IL 62254 618-537-4976

Lebanon City Hall 312 West Saint Louis Street Lebanon IL 62254 618-537-4976

O'Fallon City Hall 255 South Lincoln Avenue O'Fallon IL 62269 618-624-4500

St Clair County Clerk 10 Public Square Belleville IL 62220 217-774-4421

Stookey Town Hall 313 Eiler Rd Belleville IL 62223 618-538-7700

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 St. Clair 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 St. Clair 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 St. Clair 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.