What is needed for a minor to obtain a marriage license? (minor marriage license)
Requirements for minors at least the age of 17, one or both applicants, §741.04:
The person is at least 17 years-of-age and provides the written consent of his or her parents or legal guardian, which is acknowledged by an officer authorized by law to take acknowledgments and administer oaths; And the older party to the marriage is not more than two years older than the younger party to the marriage.
A valid photo ID for the 17-year-old’s parents or legal guardian must be presented if a deputy clerk is administering the oath and taking the acknowledgements.
A certified copy of the minor’s birth certificate to show parent’s names.
If one parent is deceased, a certified copy of the death certificate must be presented. If a legal guardian has been appointed, a court certified copy must be presented.
If one of the parents has sole custody, a certified copy of the court order granting that parent sole custody, and/or termination of parental rights of the other parent, must be presented.
If both parents are deceased and a guardian has not been appointed by the court, the minor must present certified copies of both death certificates. Judicial review required.
Standard marriage license requirements also apply.