Marriage License Application Information
Marriage licenses can be obtained from the Recorders Office. To apply for a marriage license both parties must appear in person to complete the application. The license is valid for a period of 6 months. You will be provided one certified copy at no charge.
Effective August 1, 2016 there is no longer a five-day waiting period from the date of application to its effective date. Licenses applied for at the Government Center will be issued immediately to the applicants and the marriage may occur on the same day.
You can qualify for a reduced marriage fee if both parties have completed at least 12 hours of premarital education.
In order to qualify for the reduced license fee:
The premarital education must be provided by a licensed or ordained minister or the ministerís designee, a person authorized to solemnize marriages under section 517.18, or a person authorized to practice marriage and family therapy under section 148B.33. The education must include the use of premarital inventory and the teaching of communication and conflict management skills.
|Sherburne County Officiates
Contact the following court reporters directly for information
|Hon Sheridan Hawley||De Ann||763-765-4629|
|Hon Walter Kaminsky||Kris||763-765-4630|
|Court Administrator Pat Kuka||763-765-4608|
Fee for marriage application: (Non-Refundable)
|Marriage Application Fee||$115.00|
|Reduced Marriage Application Fee||$40.00|
|Return Check Charge||$30.00|
Certified Copy of Marriage License
To obtain a certified copy of your marriage certificate you will need to contact the County in which you applied for your marriage application.
Fee for a certified copy of marriage certificate: $9.00
MOMS is a Minnesota statewide database of marriage records. MOMS displays marriage certifications for Sherburne County from 1856 to current.