© 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

Payment due in advance of Marriage License services. Bride and Groom must appear in person at office
to apply for license.

Please do not E-mail requests for Marriage Applications.



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Waiting Period After Divorce and Divorce Information Requirement for a Missouri Marriage License

Waiting Period - 30 Days

A divorcee may not apply for a Marriage License until 30 days after his or her dissolution from the previous marriage was finalized.

Divorce Information Required
for Marriage License Application

At the time of Marriage License Application, the divorcee must provide the date that his or her divorce was finalized.

Divorce Records

For St. Louis City Circuit Court
Divorce Records Contact:
St. Louis City Circuit Court Clerk

Civil Courts Bldg, 3rd Floor File Room
10 N. Tucker, St. Louis, MO 63101


For St. Louis County Circuit Court
Divorce Records Contact:

St. Louis County Circuit Court Clerk
St. Louis County Courts Bldg
7900 Carondelet, Clayton, Missouri 63105


Divorce Record Contact Information for
for All Other Missouri Circuit Courts and
Illinois Circuit Courts

Divorce Verification Statement
The Missouri Department of Health's Vital Records Bureau has accumulated Divorce data from Missouri Circuit Courts since July 1948 and issues Divorce Statements for fee.

Use this Form to Request a Divorce Statement for a Divorce reported to Missouri Dept. of Health

1948 to Present


Mail completed Form with search fee
payment to


Missouri Department of Health
Bureau of Vital Records

P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102

The St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar cannot follow-up on requests to the State for Divorce Verification Statements. Please direct inquiries to the Missouri Department of Health's Vital Records Office: 573.751.6387




Missouri Marriage Laws
Missouri Divorce Laws
Illinois Marriage
and Divorce Laws