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Form Marriage License Application – Wayne County

 

INFORMATION: WAYNE COUNTY MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATION

If you wish to get married in Wayne County, Michigan, at least one of the parties must appear in person at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center in Detroit to submit the application for a marriage license. Both parties must reside in Wayne County. If both parties reside elsewhere, this ceremony must be performed in Wayne County. This document can be obtained in advance from the website of the Wayne County Clerk.

Wayne County Marriage License Application Step 1: The groom should enter their information in the left column of the page as indicated, while the bride should enter her information in the right column. With the exception of requesting that the bride list her maiden name if applicable, there is no difference in the information requested of both parties.

Wayne County Marriage License Application Step 2: Both parties should enter their full names.

Wayne County Marriage License Application Step 3: Both parties should enter their full address, including the county where they currently live.

Wayne County Marriage License Application Step 4: Both parties should list their age and the date of birth, as well as the place where they were born. A certified copy of their birth certificate must be presented when submitting this application.

Wayne County Marriage License Application Step 5: Both parties should their parents' full names and places of birth. In the case of the mother, the maiden name should be entered along with the full name.

Wayne County Marriage License Application Step 6: One telephone contact number should be entered at the bottom of the date, as well as the date on which the ceremony is to take place is known.

Wayne County Marriage License Application Step 7: A filing fee must be paid when submitting this application. Wayne County residents must pay $23, while those from elsewhere must pay $33. Payment may be made with cash or a credit card.

Wayne County Marriage License Application Step 8: Once issued, the license is valid for 33 days. After this time, it will expire. 

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