Lake County Marriage Licenses

Search for Lake County IN 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.


Lake County Marriage License Courts Building, 1St Floor, 2293 N. Main Street Crown Point IN 46307 219-755-3465


Dyer Clerk 1 Town Square Dyer IN 46311 219-865-2421

East Chicago City Clerk 2301 East Columbus Drive East Chicago IN 46312 219-391-8491

East Chicago City Hall 4525 Indianapolis Boulevard East Chicago IN 46312 219-391-8300

East Chicago Health Department 3903 Indianapolis Boulevard East Chicago IN 46312 219-391-8415

Gary City Hall 401 Broadway Gary IN 46402 219-881-1414

Gary Health Department 1145 West 5th Avenue Gary IN 46402 219-882-5565

Griffith Town Hall 349 North Indiana Street Griffith IN 46319 219-922-3078

Griffith Town Hall 111 North Broad Street Griffith IN 46319 219-924-7500

Hammond City Clerk 5925 Calumet Avenue Hammond IN 46320 219-853-6502

Hammond City Hall 5925 Calumet Avenue Hammond IN 46320 219-853-6324

Highland Clerk 3333 Ridge Road Highland IN 46322 219-838-1080

Highland Town Hall 3333 Ridge Road Highland IN 46322 219-838-1080

Hobart City Clerk 414 Main Street Hobart IN 46342 219-942-1940

Hobart City Hall 414 Main Street Hobart IN 46342 219-942-1940

Lake County Clerk 3711 Main Street East Chicago IN 46312 219-398-2442

Lake County Clerk 232 Russell Street Hammond IN 46320 219-931-3440

Lake County Clerk 2293 North Main Street Crown Point IN 46307 219-755-3533

Lake County Health Department 2900 West 93rd Avenue Crown Point IN 46307

Lake Station Clerk 3701 Fairview Avenue Lake Station IN 46405 219-962-3111

Lowell Town Hall 501 East Main Street Lowell IN 46356 219-696-7794

Merrillville Clerk 7820 Broadway Merrillville IN 46410 219-769-3501

Merrillville Town Hall 7820 Broadway Merrillville IN 46410 219-769-5711

Munster Town Clerk 1005 Ridge Road Munster IN 46321 219-836-6940

Munster Town Hall 1005 Ridge Road Munster IN 46321 219-836-8810

New Chicago Town Hall 122 Huber Boulevard New Chicago IN 46342 219-962-1157

Schererville Clerk 10 East Joliet Street Schererville IN 46375 219-322-4581

Schererville Town Hall 10 East Joliet Street Schererville IN 46375 219-322-2211

Schneider Town Hall 23800 Parrish Avenue Schneider IN 46376 219-552-0661

St John Clerk 10955 West 93rd Avenue St. John IN 46373 219-365-8636

St John Town Hall 10955 West 93rd Avenue St. John IN 46373 219-365-8636

Whiting City Clerk 1443 119th Street Whiting IN 46394 219-659-4688

Whiting City Hall 1443 119th Street Whiting IN 46394 219-659-7704

About Marriage Licenses



Marriage License Application Requirements and Process:

1. Apply where: Clerk's Office

2. Minimum Age: 18, or 17 with parental approval and 15 with court order

3. Cost/fees: $18 for residents, $60 if one or both are non-residents

4. Identification: driver's license, state-issued identification, passport, military identification

5. Blood test / Physical Test: No

6. Residency Requirement: No

7. Witnesses: No

8. License Valid: 60 days

9. Waiting Period: No

10. Same-sex marriage: Yes

11. Marriage between cousins: Yes, if over 65 years old

12. Divorce/Widow: Yes, with disclosure

13. Proxy Marriage: No

14. Common Law Marriage: No

Questions/Answers about Lake County Marriage Licenses

What do you have to do to get married?

To get married in Indiana, both members of the couple must visit a 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. The fee differs depending on whether both members of the couple are Indiana residents or not. Once you have received the marriage license, you must perform a marriage ceremony while the license is still valid. Your officiant will fill out the marriage license and forward it to the county authorities. You will then be able to order a marriage certificate from the Clerk's Office.

How do I get a marriage license in Lake County, Indiana?

You will need to visit the Clerk's Office to apply for a marriage license. Both members of the couple must provide proof of age and photo identification, as well as proof of residency to pay the discounted Indiana resident fee.

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

If both members of the couple are Indiana residents, the marriage license will cost $18. If one or both are not Indiana residents, the license will cost $60.

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

You must reach the minimum of 15 years of age to get married in Indiana. Individuals who are under 18 are required to have parental consent or a court order to get married.