County Clerk - Marriage License

HOW TO SCHEDULE YOUR MARRIAGE LICENSE APPOINTMENT 
TO BEGIN THE PROCESS, EMAIL: marriagelicense@washcowisco.gov WITH THE COUNTY YOU RESIDE IN, YOUR NAMES AND CEREMONY DATE IN THE SUBJECT LINE.

Please contact the County Clerk's office with advance notice (at least 45 days prior to your scheduled ceremony date) as appointment slots fill up quickly during wedding season.  Our office will do our best to accommodate all requests. 

After you email, our office will respond with available appointment times based off of your scheduled ceremony date and requests.  

Appointments are not scheduled on Saturdays, Sundays or legal holidays

WHERE TO APPLY
Wisconsin residents must apply in the county in which one or both have resided for at least 30 days prior to application. If both parties are residents of another state, application is made in the county where the ceremony will take place.

If you are a Washington County resident or you are an out-of-state resident getting married in Washington County, you begin the process via email.

LICENSE FEE
A fee of $110 to be paid at the time of application is required. We do not accept credit or debit cards.

AGE OF APPLICANTS
Applicants must be at least 18 years-old. If a person is 16 or 17 years of age, a license may be issued with the notarized written consent of the person's parents, guardian or custodian. Consent forms are available in the County Clerk's Office.

Applicants or officiants who have questions or concerns regarding the officiant’s authority to perform marriages in Wisconsin should seek legal counsel. Information as to the validity of any specific religious organization or any ordination process is not available from the County Clerk’s Office or from the State Vital Records Office.

Contact Us

  • Marriage License

    County Clerk

     

     

    Washington County Government Center
    Suite 2027
    432 East Washington Street
    West Bend , WI 53095

     

    CONTACT THE COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE NO LATER THAN 45 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR CEREMONY.
    EMAIL: marriagelicense@washcowisco.gov WITH YOUR NAMES AND CEREMONY DATE IN THE SUBJECT LINE.

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    Phone:262-335-4301

    Days Available:REQUIRES APPOINTMENT