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    Location:
    One Civic Plaza NW 6th Floor
    P.O. Box 542
    Albuquerque, NM 87103-0542
     
    Phone 1:
    (505) 243-VOTE (8683)
     
    Phone 2:
    Recording & Filing 
    (505) 468-1290
     
    Phone 3:
    Marriage License Information 
    (505) 468-1243
     
    Fax 1:
    Bureau of Elections 
    (505) 468-1293
    Fax 2:
    Recording and Filing 
    (505) 468-1294
     
    Hours:
    Monday - Friday 
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
     
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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. Cash or credit cards are accepted.

    Marriage License requirements:

    • Both applicants need to be present.
    • Both need to be at least 18 years of age.
    • Both need current state/government issued pictured identification, passport, or original birth certificate. Names must match the Social Security Card.
    • Both applicants need Social Security Card. Names must match the identification provided.
    • If applicant has not been issued a Social Security Number, then two current official government issued pictured identification are required (passport, VISA, or original birth certificate). Names must match on all forms of identification.
    • 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.
    • A Marriage License must be obtained BEFORE the ceremony takes place.
    • 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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    Upcoming Events
    • Every year millions of Americans find themselves unable to vote because they miss a registration deadline, don’t update their registration, or aren’t sure how to register. National Voter Registration Day, which is being celebrated around the county, is a chance to make sure everyone has the opportunity to vote. Join Bernalillo County Clerk Linda Stover and staff on Tuesday, Sept. 24 to celebrate National Voter Registration Day on Civic Plaza with exhibitors from Bernalillo County, the City of Albuquerque, CNM, UNM and the Native American Voters Alliance Education Project. Food trucks will also be on hand for this non-partisan voter registration event.
      Location:
      Albuquerque Civic Plaza
      Time:
      9/24/2019 10:00 AM - 9/24/2019 1:00 PM

    • Notice is hearby given that the Zoning Administrator for Bernalillo County will hold a hearing in the City/County Building, One Civic Plaza, Vincent E. Griego Chambers, Basement Level, Room B2125 on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 9 a.m. Please see the attached agenda.
      Location:
      City/County Building, One Civic Plaza, Vincent E. Griego Chambers, Basement Level, Room B2125
      Time:
      10/9/2019 9:00 AM

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