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Monday, 13 July 2020
Marriage License E-mail


Marriage license applications may be submitted in person by filling out the below Affidavit for License to Marry. Applicants must present the completed affidavit, driver's license and certified birth certificates in person at the County Clerk's Office. The affidavit does require applicants' signatures to be notarized. The County Clerk's office can notarize the affidavit for the applicants.

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.

icon Affidavit for License to Marry


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 Thursday, 11 June 2020 07:58

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