Sooner Weddings​​

Kathryn Renick Copeland

​Wedding Officiant, Wedding Minister, Wedding ​Celebrant, Notary, Pre-Martial Counseling
​Oklahoma City, OK
405-887-7736

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Oklahoma Marriage License Information

  
Marriage Qualifications
Age 18 and older
Proof of age is required. Current Drivers license (not expired), birth certificate, passport, etc.
Age 16-17
Parental consent of either parent or legal guardian, birth certificate.
Under 16
Under 16, marriage is prohibited in this state except by court order.
Divorce
Persons divorced in Oklahoma may not marry anyone other than their previous spouse for a period of six months after the divorce decree is filed.
Blood Test
Oklahoma law does not require a premarital blood test.
Residency
No residency requirements.
Fees
$50.00 license fee or $5.00 if premarital counseling completed. The reduced fee shall apply upon presentation to the Court Clerk of an original certificate of successful completion of a premarital counseling program. The certificate must be an original document, not a copy, and shall state that the named persons have successfully completed the premarital counseling requirements. NO COPIES, FAXES OR EMAILED COUNSELING CERTIFICATES.

The premarital counseling program must be conducted in accordance with Oklahoma Statute  43 O.S. 5.1.
Waiting Period
No waiting period required except for those under the age of 18. If under the age of 18, there is a 72 hour waiting period.
Waived period exception
Written waiver signed by Judge.

Our Downtown Location
Court Clerk
 320 Robert S. Kerr, Room 402
 Oklahoma City, OK 73102
 (405) 713-2239

Downtown office hours for obtaining a Marriage License are Monday thru Friday between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., holidays excluded. Open during the lunch hour.  PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY!

Our Edmond Location
Court Clerk
 Downtown Edmond Community Center
 28 East Main
 Edmond, Oklahoma
 (405) 359-4515

Edmond office hours for obtaining a Marriage License are Monday thru Friday between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., holidays excluded. Closed for lunch from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. PLEASE ARRIVE at least thirty (30) minutes before 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Oklahoma County Court Clerk Judges do NOT perform daily marriage ceremonies effective Monday, March 12, 2007.  

Ministers' Credentials----- 405-713-2239      MY BOOK NUMBER IS MC2010    PAGE 354
By law, those performing marriage ceremonies in the State of Oklahoma must record their credentials with the Court Clerk's Office. Ministers who live outside Oklahoma who desire to perform a marriage ceremony in our State also must file their credentials with the Court Clerk prior to conducting the service.

Marriage License Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a marriage license? Are there any discounts?
Answer: $50.00 license fee or $5.00 if premarital counseling completed. The reduced fee shall apply upon presentation to the Court Clerk of an original certificate of successful completion of a premarital counseling program. The certificate must be an original document, not a copy, and shall state that the named persons have successfully completed the premarital counseling requirements. NO COPIES, FAXES OR EMAILED COUNSELING CERTIFICATES.

 The premarital counseling program must be conducted in accordance with Oklahoma Statute 43 O.S. 5.1.

What is required to obtain a marriage license?
Answer: Both parties must present valid identification (a valid driver's license-not expired; state I.D.; military I.D.; a valid passport; a certified copy of your birth certificate issued by the state or county, not the hospital; or any other state or federal document issued as proof of identity and age).

What is the legal age to get married in Oklahoma?
Answer: Applicants 18 years of age or older may obtain a marriage license without parental consent. Minors 16 or 17 years of age may obtain a marriage license when one of the legal custodial guardians or parents is present with valid photo identification, with a certified copy of each minor’s birth certificate issued by a state or county, not by a hospital. Foreign language birth certificates must be translated into English by an official translator. There is a 72 hour waiting period for minors before the license may be issued.

What if neither applicant speaks English?
Answer: Applicants must provide a third person to translate.

OKLAHOMA MARRIAGE LICENSE IS VALID FOR 10 DAYS ONLY FROM DATE OF PURCHASE!
LICENSE MUST BE RETURNED TO THE SAME OFFICE WHERE PURCHASED WITHIN 30 DAYS, BY MAIL OR IN PERSON.