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By law, the County Clerk’s Office is the only agency permitted to issue marriage licenses.

All marriage license applications are permanently filed, as are marriage records.

The cost of a marriage license is $25.

Marriage License requirements:

  • Both applicants need to be present.
  • Both need to be at least 18 years of age.
  • Both need current legal pictured identification, or birth certificate.
  • Both applicants need proof of Social Security number (if an individual has been issued a SSN), such as a Social Security card, W-2 tax form, or tax return.
  • Fee is $25, which can be paid with cash or the following credit cards: Discover, Visa, MasterCard and American Express.
  • Parental consent if 16 or 17 years of age.
  • Court order if 15 years of age.
  • Marriage licenses are issued and valid immediately.
  • Marriage licenses do not expire.
  • Blood tests are not required.

For additional questions, please call the Marriage License information line (505) 468-1290, choose option 4.

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  • Bernalillo County's new mobile voting unit will be on Civic Plaza as part of the county's involvement in National Voter Registration Day. There will also be live DJs, food trucks and more as the Bernalillo County Clerk's office assists residents in registering to vote before the upcoming general election on Nov. 6.
    Location:
    Civic Plaza
    Time:
    9/25/2018 10:00 AM - 9/25/2018 2:00 PM

  • Notice is hereby given that the Zoning Administrator for Bernalillo County will hold a hearing in the City/County Building, One Civic Plaza NW, Vincent E. Griego Chambers, Basement Level, Room B2125 on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 at 9 a.m. Please see the attached public notice.
    Location:
    City/County Building, One Civic Plaza NW, Vincent E. Griego Chambers
    Time:
    10/10/2018 9:00 AM

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    Various Locations
    Time:
    11/6/2018 7:00 AM - 11/6/2018 7:00 PM

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