May 26, 2017

Marriage Licenses

Requirements for Marriage in the State of Tennessee are as follows:

-The licenses are good for 30 days in any state or country.

-There are no blood tests and no waiting period.

-A valid driver license, picture ID, or a certified birth certificate is needed.

-Proof of social security number is needed unless applicant has never been issued a social security number.

-Both parties have to be present unless one is incarcerated or incapacitated.

-Applicants must be 18 years or older.

Marriage requirements for juveniles 16 or 17 years of age:
Both parents must be present at time of application.
The natural parents must present a picture ID & child’s Birth Certificate.
Juveniles under 16 years of age must have a court order.
-The price is $40.00 with premarital counseling.

-The price is $100.00 without premarital counseling.

-Copies of Marriage Certificates may be obtained at the County Clerk’s office or by mail for $5.00 each. The mailing address is listed below.

Online Marriage Licenses Application

Premarital Counseling – Use when Bride and Groom have completed premarital counseling

Marriage License Affidavit for Applicant Parent, Guardian, or Next of Kin – Use this affidavit when applicant is between 17 and 18 years.

Marriage License Affidavit for Applicant Incarcerated – Use this affidavit when on of the applicants are incarcerated

Search Marriage Licenses Records Online

Peggy Henderson
Hamblen County Clerk
511 West Second North Street
Morristown, TN 37814