Elko County Marriage Licenses

Search for Elko County NV 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.


Carlin City Hall 101 South 8th Street Carlin NV 89822 775-754-6354


Elko City Hall 1751 College Avenue Elko NV 89801 775-777-7100

Elko County Clerk 571 Idaho Street Elko NV 89801 775-753-4600

Elko Health Department 1020 Ruby Vista Drive Elko NV 89801 775-753-1138

Nevada State Health Department 850 Elm Street Elko NV 89801 775-778-0780

Wells City Hall 525 6th Street Wells NV 89835 775-752-3355

Wells Clerk 1279 Clover Avenue Wells NV 89835 775-752-3355

About Marriage Licenses



Marriage License Application Requirements and Process:

1. Apply where: County Clerk's Office or Marriage License Bureau

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

3. Cost/fees: $35-$65; varies by county

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

5. Blood test / Physical Test: No

6. Residency Requirement: No

7. Witnesses: Yes

8. License Valid: 1 year

9. Waiting Period: No

10. Same-sex marriage: Yes

11. Marriage between cousins: Yes, for half cousins or second cousins

12. Divorce/Widow: Yes, with disclosure

13. Proxy Marriage: No

14. Common Law Marriage: No

Questions/Answers about Elko County Marriage Licenses

What do you have to do to get married?

To get married in Nevada, you must fill out a marriage license application either online or at the County Clerk's Office. If you submit your paperwork online, both members of the couple must pick up the marriage license in person at a Marriage License Bureau or County Clerk's Office. If you choose to apply in person, visit a County Clerk's Office to fill out the marriage license application. In order to receive a marriage license, 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 office for recording.

How do I get a marriage license in Elko County, Nevada?

You can apply online or in person for a marriage license in Nevada. If you apply online, both members of the couple will need to pick up the license in person at a Marriage License Bureau or County Clerk's Office. You can also visit the County Clerk's Office to fill out the paperwork. One member of the couple is allowed to apply alone if the other is hospitalized or incarcerated, though additional paperwork is required. You will need to meet certain requirements, provide valid identification, and pay a fee.

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

A marriage license in Nevada costs between $35 and $65, depending on the county.

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

In Nevada, individuals who are 18 years of age or older may get married. Individuals under the age of 18 can get married with parental consent and/or a court order, depending on their age.