Requirements for Marriage in the State of Tennessee

  • The licenses are good for 30 days in any state or country.
  • There are no blood tests and no waiting period.
  • A valid driver license, picture ID, or a certified birth certificate is needed.
  • Proof of social security number is needed unless applicant has never been issued a social security number.
  • Both parties have to be present unless one is incarcerated or incapacitated.
  • Applicants must be 18 years or older.

Marriage requirements for juveniles 16 or 17 years of age: 

  • Both parents must be present at time of application.
  • The natural parents must present a picture ID & child’s Birth Certificate.
  • Juveniles under 16 years of age must have a court order.

The price is $40.00 with premarital counseling.

The price is $100.00 without premarital counseling.

Copies of Marriage Certificates may be obtained at the County Clerk’s office or by mail for $5.00 each.

The mailing address is listed below.