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© St. Louis City
Recorder of Deeds and Vital Records Registrar


Marriage License
Department
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
314.622.3257
E-mail


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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Marriage License Use and
Ceremony Requirements


Marriage Application-License Information Flyer

  • A Missouri Marriage License may be used for a marriage ceremony anywhere in Missouri but may not be used for a ceremony in another State.

  • 30 Day License Expiration

Your Missouri Marriage License must be used for a ceremony in Missouri within 30 days after it has been picked up.

If you do not use the Marriage License for a Marriage Ceremony, you must return it to:

Marriage License Department
St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar
City Hall, Room 127, 1200 Market
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

Contact 314.622.3257 or E-mail

Ceremony must be performed in Missouri and officiated by a U.S. citizen who is a clergy in good standing with a Missouri congregation, or a judge of a court of record, or as otherwise set forth in Missouri Statute.

Two Witnesses to the ceremony must sign the Marriage License.

Within 15 Days after the Ceremony, the clergy or judge officiating at the Ceremony must complete, sign, and return the Marriage License to:

Marriage License Department
St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar
City Hall, Room 127, 1200 Market
St. Louis, Missouri 63103
Contact 314.622.3257 or E-mail


Free Civil Ceremony at Courthouse
Officiated by Circuit Court Judge


 

 

 

 

Missouri Marriage Laws
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St. Louis City Hall Rotunda photo © Robert E. Bilbrey
The Rotunda at Historic St. Louis City Hall is a great venue for Wedding Receptions and other special events. Contact the City's Special Events Office at 314.589.6640 to schedule an event at City Hall.