Marriage Application information provided by the Monroe County, Iowa Recorders office including Application and Instructions.


  Monroe County, Iowa - Recorder Information
  Marriage Application

You may apply for a Marriage License at any County Recorderís office in Iowa as long as the ceremony is performed in Iowa. Marriage Applications are accepted in Monroe County between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.

To apply for a Marriage License in the Recorderís Office:
Party A, Party B, and one witness (must be 18 years or older) must appear in person,
All three must present photo identification (driverís license or government issued ID),
$35.00 fee includes a certified copy of the Marriage Certificate.

*There is a 3-day waiting period before the License is valid and the actual marriage may occur.

*Once the marriage has been performed and the Certificate of Marriage has been returned to the Recorderís office and placed on record, a certified copy may be mailed to Party A and Party B or picked up at the Recorder's office. Either Party may use this certified copy for a name change on social security and driverís license, etc.

Forms:
State of Iowa Marriage License Instructions (revised April 2009)
Application for Marriage License in Iowa (revised April 2009)
Application for Waiver of Three Day Waiting Period (revised April 2009)


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Address:
Monroe County Courthouse
10 Benton Ave E
Albia IA 52531

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am -  4:00pm

Phone Number:
641-932-5164

FAX Number:
641-932-5905

County Recorder:
Tracy Casady

Employees in Recorder's Office:
Kim Wynn
Deputy Recorder

Recorder Forms:
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used in the Recorder's office


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