MILLER COUNTY RECORDER
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Marriage License
Information
    Where to Apply:

    Office of Debbie Wiles
    Recorder of Deeds
    Miller County
    2001 Hwy. 52
    Tuscumbia, MO  65082
    Phone:  573-369-1935


    How to Apply:

    Both parties must appear together at the Recorder's Office with proper
    identification.


    When to Apply:

  • Office hours are 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.  Monday-Friday, except legal
    holidays.
  • Allow approximately 15 minutes to complete the application process.
  • State statute no longer requires applicants to wait three days before
    the Recorder can issue the license.


    Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age (male or female) to marry without
    parental consent.  Persons between the ages of 15 and 17 may obtain
    a license with the consent of their custodial parent.  Parents must give
    consent in person at the time of application and must have proper
    identification.
  • Previously married applicants must give the date their last marriage
    ended.
  • There is no blood test.


    Identification:

    Identification and proof of age is required of ALL persons.  The following
    documents will be accepted:

    AGE 18 AND OVER

  • Valid Driver's License OR Official State Identification OR Passport
  • Birth Certificates are no longer accepted.  Must have valid Drivers
    License with photo ID.

    AGE 15 THROUGH 17

  • Valid Driver's License with photo ID AND
  • Custodial parent to give consent

    CONSENTING PARENTS

  • Driver's License

    NON U.S. RESIDENTS

  • Valid Passport


    What to do with the License:

    You are responsible for delivering the license to the person who solemnizes
    your marriage.  The officiator must complete the bottom portion of the
    license, then return it to the Recorder's office, in the envelope provided,
    within 15 days after the wedding.  The license then remains on file
    permanently in the Miller County Recorder of Deeds office.


    Obtaining Proof of Marriage:

    Proof of your marriage is available upon request in person or by mail (after
    the return of your license).

    Please include the following with your request:

  1. Names of the bride and groom at the time of application.
  2. Date of marriage.
  3. One-time fee of $51.00.  (CASH ONLY) Miller County Recording Fees
  4. $2.00 fee for each certified marriage certificate - or- $2.00 fee for   
                        each certified marriage license.  
No Waiting Period
  • Where to Apply
  • How to Apply
  • When to Apply
  • Qualifications
  • Identification
  • What to do with the License
  • Obtaining Proof of Marriage