Marriage License

TO OBTAIN A MARRIAGE LICENSE

The fee is $25.00 Cash or Credit Card Only
  • Both applicants must be present and be at least 18 years of age.
  • All individuals must provide a valid government-issued form of identification with photo, name and date of birth
  • Social Security Card or Number is required If you do not have a social security card two valid forms of identification are required
  • If under 18 years of age, a parental consent (mother and father providing photo ID) is required.                               If under 15 years of age, a court order (documentation by the courts is required)

OTHER INFORMATION

Marriage Licenses are issued Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A marriage license must be obtained BEFORE the ceremony takes place. 

* A Marriage License issued by this office is valid only in the      State of New Mexico

* Marriage Licenses issued by this office do not expire

* Applicants must contact an officiant to perform the ceremony

* Applicants must return the license either in person or by mail

Certified Copies of a Marriage License are $2.00 each and can be obtained after the license has been recorded. Call our office to order or request more information (575)737-6380. Marriage records are available to the public. 

The Clerk's Office does not have divorce records please contact the Eighth Judicial District Court at   (575)758-3173.