Do both people have to come to apply for the marriage license?

No. If only one applicant is present, however, please be sure to bring all the required information for the other person. That information includes:

  • Birth Date
  • Birth Place (city, state)
  • Certified copy of Birth Certificate for each party
  • County of residence
  • Father’s full name (first, middle, last)
  • Full name (first, middle, last)
  • How many times married
  • Mother’s full name (first, middle, maiden)
  • Photocopy of Driver’s License or State ID
  • Social Security Number
  • State of birth for both parents

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1. How much does it cost to apply for a marriage license?
2. How long does it take to get a marriage license in Michigan?
3. Do both people have to come to apply for the marriage license?
4. How do I know what county to get my marriage license in?
5. Must witnesses to marriages be 18 years old?
6. Does the County Clerk perform wedding ceremonies?