If you’re planning a wedding in Las Vegas, you’ll first need to visit the Marriage Bureau to get a license. It’s a fun adventure up the Strip to downtown! Since there’s no waiting period, you can even go the day of your ceremony. And, couples renewing vows won’t need a license at all! But if you’re making it legal, here’s everything you need to know.
The Clark County Marriage Bureau is open from 8 A.M. until midnight every day including holidays. Located at 201 Clark Ave, Las Vegas, the Bureau is less than a mile from the Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel! You’ll find it on the first floor of the Regional Justice Center, (Phone number 702-671-0600.)
A marriage license in Las Vegas costs $77. Simply pay with cash, credit card, cashier’s check, travelers check or money order. For your convenience, download the form ahead of time on the Clark County Marriage Bureau site. Then just complete the information. BRING IT IN PERSON (applications cannot be processed by mail or by Internet) to apply for your marriage license. BOTH THE BRIDE AND GROOM (or both members of the wedding couple) must be present.
Additionally, at off-peak times, the process of getting your marriage license in Las Vegas takes only 15-30 minutes. If you have any questions regarding obtaining your marriage license, you may call one of our friendly staffers at (800) 574-4450 or (702) 384-0771.
Required indentification for your marriage license:
• Valid Driver’s License
• U.S. or foreign country issued I.D. card showing your photo and birth date
• Military Identification
• Resident Alien Card
By the way, U. S. citizens will need to provide their social security number when making the application, but you won’t need the actual card.