Bride and Groom
Must Apply Together and
Appear at Ceremony Together
No Marriage By Proxy in Missouri
- The Bride and Groom must appear together at the Recorder of Deeds to make the Marriage License Application.
- The Bride and Groom must appear together at the marriage ceremony where the Marriage License is used.
Four states in the United States permit
Marriage by Proxy:
California (only U.S. Military personnel stationed overseas in a conflict or war)
Montana (double-proxy allowed)
Texas (only U.S. Military personnel and incarcerated persons)