© St. Louis City
Recorder of Deeds

Marriage License
open 8:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. weekdays
see Hours and Holidays
for restrictions

City Hall, Room 127
1200 Market Street
Saint Louis
Missouri 63103

Completed Form and Payment due in advance of Marriage Record services.
Please do not call or
E-mail for record look-ups. Please do not E-mail
record requests.



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Historical Research
Birth Records
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Copies of
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License Issuance
and Copies
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and Bottlers Records

Free Recording of
Military Discharge
Wills and
Probate Records



St. Louis City
Marriage Application
and License Process

License can be used for a ceremony

in any Missouri County, including St. Louis City.

No Residency Requirement.
No Blood Test. No Waiting Period.
No Appointment Necessary.
Same Day Application
and License Issuance Service

The Recorder of Deeds Office Now Accepts
Mastercard and Visa for
Amount of Purchase or Deed Recording Fee.

No Cash Back. Walk-In Services Only.
Minimum $1.50 Service Fee.

Marriage Application-License Information Flyer

Application Fee and Payment Method
Nonrefundable $48.00 Cash or Credit Card


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Bride and Groom Requirements

Application Process

License Use Requirements
- License Must Be Used Within 30 Days
- Who May Perform Ceremony
- License Must Be Returned to Recorder

Free Civil Ceremony at Courthouse
Officiated by Circuit Court Judge

St. Louis City
Domestic Partner Registry

Since 1997, the City of St. Louis has provided a Domestic Partnership Registry for same-sex couples and opposite-sex couples.

Use this Form to register your
Domestic Partnership with
the City Register

Contact: 314.622.4145
St. Louis City Register*
City Hall, Room 118, 1200 Market Street
St. Louis, Missouri  63103

*The City Register is the City's city/county clerk, an office separate from the City Recorder of Deeds.





Bring A Camera!
Add Application-License
Day Photos @ City Hall
to Your Wedding Album.
Our Marriage License Staff will be happy to assist you with photos of your visit to our Marriage License Office.

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