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Sunday, 05 April 2020
Marriage License E-mail

Marriage License Applications may be submitted by filling out the below Affidavit for License to Marry. Completed applications along with copies of Driver's License and Certified Birth Certificates, may be sent to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

There is a required 3-day waiting period to obtain the license after you submit your application.

The marriage license will be mailed to you after the 3-day waiting period.

Please include your wedding date, if possible, as well as a phone number.

Please pay $20 by visiting:

icon Affidavit for License to Marry


**In person applications are suspended until further notice.**

To obtain a Marriage License:

  1. One of the Applicants must be a resident of Manistee County.  Out of State Residents must be getting married at a location within Manistee County.
  2. Each Applicant must present a Certified Birth Certificate with a raised seal on it.
  3. Each Applicant must know their Social Security Number.
  4. Each Applicant must present a Current Driver's License or State ID.
  5. After applying, there is a three day waiting period (3 working days) to pick up the License.

The License is valid for thirty-three days from the application date anywhere in the State of Michigan.

Manistee County Residents
Out of State Residents $30.00
Waiver of three day waiting period
(at discretion of the County Clerk)



Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 March 2020 14:26

General Website Inquiries:
Manistee County Administrator
415 Third Street
Manistee, Michigan 49660