If you are planning to marry in Indiana, you must have a Marriage License, which will be given by a county clerk.
There are different requirements for getting married in Indiana. You must meet the requirements in order to get a Marriage License:
There are situations when you cannot get a license in Indiana:
If you want to obtain a Marriage License in Indiana, you have to apply for getting it. You must go to a local county clerk and fill out an application. But you can fill out an application online to save time in the county clerk’s office.
If you want to get an Indiana Marriage License, after the application part, you must pay for it. If both of you or maybe either of you has a residency in Indiana, you must pay $18, but if either of you or both of you are out-of-state applicants, you need to pay $60. There are some county clerks, where you pay an additional $2 for documents.
To obtain a Marriage License in Indiana, you need to know what you need to provide. Here is some important information for you:
The first, important document is proof of identity, which will include your first, middle, and last name and date of birth.
The second document, which you need to provide is your Social Security Number.
And then you must provide their birthplace.
You can marry the same day that you get your Marriage License. A Marriage License is valid only for 60 days, so you need to plan your wedding within that 60 days or apply for a Marriage License when you have already planned the date of your wedding.
If you need a copy of your Marriage License, you have three options for that:
Information about your last marriage is necessary. If you were in marriage before this one, you need to provide two pieces of information about that:
A covenant marriage differs from state to state. But you cannot have a covenant marriage in Indiana, as it doesn’t provide you that option.
A proxy marriage differs from state to state too. In Indiana, you cannot have a proxy marriage, as Indiana government doesn’t allow it. Both of you must be present during both the wedding ceremony and the Application for a Marriage License.
Only a marriage between first cousins is allowed in Indiana, but both of you must be at least 65 years old. Closer relative’s marriage is not allowed in Indiana.
Same-sex marriages are allowed in Indiana. It was first legalized in 2014 in Indiana.