Marriage Licenses

Marriage Qualifications


Age 18 and older


Proof of age is required. Drivers license, birth certificate, passport, etc.

Age 16 to 17


Parental consent of either parent or legal guardian, birth certificate.

Under 16


Under 16, marriage is prohibited in this state except by court order.

Divorce


Persons divorced in Oklahoma may not marry anyone other than their previous spouse for a period of 6 months after the divorce decree is filed.

Blood Test


Oklahoma law does not require a premarital blood test.


Residency


No residency requirements.

Fees


$50 license fee or $5 if premarital counseling is completed. The reduced fee shall apply upon presentation to the Court Clerk of an original certificate of successful completion of a premarital counseling program. The certificate must be an original document, not a copy, and shall state that the named persons have successfully completed the premarital counseling requirements.

No copies, faxes or emailed counseling certificates are accepted. Premarital counseling programs must be conducted in accordance with Oklahoma Statute 43 O.S. 5.1.

Waiting Period


No waiting period required except for those under the age of 18. If under the age of 18, there is a 72 hour waiting period.

Waived Period Exception


A written waiver signed by Judge is required.


Daily Marriage Ceremonies


The Oklahoma County Court Clerk Judges do not perform daily marriage ceremonies effective Monday, March 12, 2007.