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 Recorder’s 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 Recorder’s Office:
Party A, Party B, and one witness (must be 18 years or older) must appear in person,
All three must present photo identification (driver’s 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 Recorder’s 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 driver’s license, etc.

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Monroe County Courthouse
10 Benton Ave E
Albia IA 52531

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

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County Recorder:
Tracy Casady

Employees in Recorder's Office:
Kim Wynn
Deputy Recorder

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Downloadable forms
used in the Recorder's office

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