Kentucky Madison County
Here's what you need to know and what documents to bring with you before you apply for a Kentucky marriage license. We recommend getting this legal aspect of your wedding out of the way about a month before your ceremony date.
It is important that you verify all information with the Kentucky marriage license county recorder or county clerk before making any wedding or travel plans.
Madison County Marriage License Office
Madison County Clerk
101 West Main Street
Richmond, KY 40475
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. / M - F
Closed for holidays.
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To be legally married in any county within Kentucky, you need a marriage license. Here's how to apply for a marriage license in Madison County:
Madison County does not require documentation to prove a previous marriage has been dissolved either through death or divorce.
There is no waiting period in Madison County.
The fees to get married in Madison County are $35.50 - $37.00 approximately. Fee may vary from county to county. Cash, Certified Check, Cashier's Check, or Money Order.
No. Madison County won't recognize these marriages even if legal in another state.
If you are a pregnant minor you may apply to a district court judge for permission to marry without parental consent. If you are under 16, you must get approval to marry from the District Court. Minors cannot get married in Madison County if parents or guardians are not residents of Kentucky.
Kentucky Department for Public Health
Office of Vital Statistics
275 East Main Street - IE-A
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: (502) 564-4212
Fax: (502) 227-0032
Please Note: State and county marriage license
requirements often change. The above information is for guidance only and should not be regarded as legal advice. Check with the Madison County Clerk for changes and clarifications in the requirements before you leave home to apply for your marriage license.
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