Sanders County Marriage Licenses

Search for Sanders County MT 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.


Sanders County Marriage License 1111 West Main Street Thompson Falls MT 59873 406-827-4316


Hot Springs City Hall 109 Main Street Hot Springs MT 59845 406-741-2353

Plains Clerk 101 Lynch Street Plains MT 59859 406-826-3411

Sanders County Clerk PO Box 519 Thompson Falls MT 59873

About Marriage Licenses



Marriage License Application Requirements and Process:

1. Apply where: County Clerk of Court

2. Minimum Age: 18, or 16 with parental consent and a court order

3. Cost/fees: $53

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

5. Blood test / Physical Test: Yes, unless both parties complete the Informed Consent Waiver

6. Residency Requirement: No

7. Witnesses: No

8. License Valid: 180 days

9. Waiting Period: No

10. Same-sex marriage: Yes

11. Marriage between cousins: No

12. Divorce/Widow: Yes, with documentation

13. Proxy Marriage: Yes

14. Common Law Marriage: Yes

Questions/Answers about Sanders County Marriage Licenses

What do you have to do to get married?

To get married in Montana, both members of the couple must visit a County Clerk of the Court in person to fill out a marriage license application. You will have to meet certain requirements, provide photo identification, and pay a fee. 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 submit it to the proper government agency for recording. Once the license has been recorded, the couple can receive a certified marriage certificate.

How do I get a marriage license in Sanders County, Montana?

You will need to visit the County Clerk of the Court to apply for a marriage license. Both members of the couple must provide valid proof of age and photo identification, as well as pay a fee.

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

A marriage license costs $53 in Montana.

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

You must reach the minimum age of 16 years to get married in Montana. Individuals who are under 18 must have parental consent and a court order to get married.