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Steve Druckenmiller
Linn County Clerk

Derrick Sterling
Supervisor of Elections

Marcie Richey
Chief Deputy

Sean Wilson
Supervisor of Records

     
     

Notice: Marriage Licenses are issued between the hours of 8:30AM and 4:00PM.

Requirements for obtaining an Oregon Application, License, and Record of Marriage

  1. The fee for the Application, License, and Record of Marriage is $50.00.  Cash is required at the time the application is issued.  (No checks, credit or debit cards)
  1. There is a three-day waiting period.  The Application, License, and Record of Marriage will become valid on the third day after it is issued.  Example, if application is issued on Monday, it becomes valid on Thursday.  The bride and groom will take the application with them, but it cannot be used for three days.
  1. A judge may sign a waiver for just cause to disregard the three-day waiting period.  The Linn County Clerk will sign a waiver for military personnel.
  1. The Application, License, and Record of Marriage will remain in effect for 60 days; it will be valid for use anywhere in the State of Oregon.  If not used within that period the Bride and Groom will be required to re-apply and pay.
  1. Both the Bride and the Groom must be 18 years of age or older.  The Application, License, and Record of Marriage can be issued to persons who are 17 years of age only with a consent form signed by the custodial parent and notarized in the Linn County Clerk’s office.
  1. The Application, License, and Record of Marriage are not issued to anyone younger than 17, regardless of what the circumstances may be. 
  1. Both the Bride and the Groom must be present with valid picture ID.  A valid driver’s license works great.
  1. The names of the parents for the bride and the groom are required, their place of birth, the maiden name for the mother of the bride and groom are also required.
  1. Both the bride and groom must document the legal name each will use after they are married.  The information cannot be updated or changed after the Application, License, and Record of Marriage is accepted by the County Clerk for filing, without a court order.
  1. The Application, License, and Record of Marriage will not be issued to anyone who has a current living wife or husband, or to couples who are first cousins or more closely related.
  1. No blood test or physicals required.
  1. The Application, License, and Record of Marriage will be issued from 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.  The office hours are 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday; the office is open during the lunch hour.

Bride and Groom must contact judges regarding fees and scheduling a ceremony

The following judges perform weddings:

Linn County Courthouse Judges – 541-967-3848