Marriage Licenses

Marriage licenses may be obtained between 8:00 a.m.and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The license is valid for 60 days and may be used in any county in the state of North Carolina.  A marriage license costs $60.00.

Both parties must appear together to obtain the license.

Applicants must provide their Social Security card and photo I.D. The following will be accepted in lieu of a social security card:

  • Tax Return or W-2
  • Pay Stub with complete Social Security number on it

If applicant has never been issued a Social Security number, they may present a sworn statement/affidavit  to that affect.

Accepted I.D.

Drivers License (current)
State issued I.D. card (current)
Military I.D. (current)

PLEASE NOTE:  APPLICANT UNDER THE AGE OF 18, PLEASE CONTACT THE REGISTER OF DEEDS AT (336) 570-6565.

Recent Divorce/Death of Spouse

If either party has been divorced within the past 30 days, a FILED copy of the final divorce papers must be presented.  If either party’s marriage has ended by death of spouse within the past 30 days, a CERTIFIED copy of the death certificate must be presented. If longer than 30 days the parties will need to know the day and year that it occured.