MARRIAGE APPLICATION

To file for a marriage license with the Darke County Probate Court , fill out the form below as completely as possible and click the "Submit" button at the bottom of this page. After a few moments, a confirmation page will appear, on which you will find the information as you entered it as well as a 10 digit tracking number. Print the confirmation page out and bring it to the within 60 days to complete the application process (please allow 24 hours AFTER applying on-line before appearing at the court to allow the application to be processed by the system). Both parties must be present to file for a marriage license.

By Ohio law, both parties must apply for a marriage license in person. The cost is $50, cash only.

Who may apply?

    • One party must be a current resident of the county or
    • Both parties live out of state.
    • If under eighteen, please call (937) 547-7345 for specific requirements.

What do I bring along to apply?

    • $50.00 cash (checks and credit cards not accepted)
    • Proof of identification: driver’s license, state ID card, passport, military ID
    • If either party has been previously married, the final decree for the most recent divorce or dissolution is required.
    • Interpreter, if unable to answer questions in English.

Where and how long is the license valid?

    • License is valid for 60 days from the date issued.
    • License is valid anywhere in the state of Ohio, if you are a resident.
    • License issued to out-of-state residents are valid only in the county where it was issued.

Answers to questions often asked:

    • A blood test is no longer required.
    • There is no longer a waiting period before the license is issued.
    • A list of local officials that perform wedding ceremonies will be provided upon your request.
Required fields are in bold print.
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Applicant 1 Information
Last Name: Prev. Marriages:
First Name: Ever Widowed?:
Middle Name: Ever Divorced?:
Suffix:    
    Most Recent Divorce/Widow
City or
Twp/County/ZIP
:
Date: / /
    Case Number:
Phone: ( ) - County:
Birthplace: Court:
Date of Birth: / / State:
Age: Spouse:
    Minor Children:
Occupation:  
       
Applicant 1 Father/Parent  
Last Name:    
First Name:    
Middle Name:    
       
Applicant 1 Mother    
Maiden Name:    
First Name:    
Middle Name:    
       
Applicant 2 Information
Last Name: Prev. Marriages:
First Name: Ever Widowed?:
Middle Name: Ever Divorced?:
Suffix:    
    Most Recent Divorce/Widow
City or
Twp/County/ZIP
:
Date: / /
    Case Number:
Phone: ( ) - County:
Birthplace: Court:
Date of Birth: / / State:
Age: Spouse:
    Minor Children/Age:
Occupation:  
       
Applicant 2 Father/Parent  
Last Name:    
First Name:    
Middle Name:    
       
Applicant 2 Mother/Parent    
Maiden Name:    
First Name:    
Middle Name:    
       
Party to Solemnize Marriage
Name: Address:
Title: City/State/ZIP:
Church: Phone: ( ) -
       
Wedding Information
Wedding Date: / / City: