Marriage License A marriage license can be obtained at the County Clerk's office.
Office of the Rutherford County Clerk 319 North Maple Street, Suite 121 Murfreesboro , Tennessee 37130 Phone: (615) 898-7798
Office of the Rutherford County Clerk 205 I Street Smyrna, TN 37167 Phone: (615) 459-9692
The Groom (male) and Bride (female) must be at least eighteen (18) years of age to obtain a marriage license. The Groom (male) and the Bride (female) are required to apply for the marriage license together in person and submit one of the following forms of identification:
Valid Driver's License
Valid State Identification Card
Military Identification Card
Social Security Number
A Fee of $107.50 is required when applying for the Marriage License. If you have a "Certificate of Completion" form from the County Clerk's office completed and notarized by the Counselor/Minister the fee is $45.00.
Only upon return of the signed documents will the clerk provide the Bride and Groom with their Marriage Certificate. The couple can pick-up their certificate at the County Clerk's office; the certificate will not be mailed.
The Marriage License is valid for thirty (30) days, including the day it is applied for. If you are not married within the thirty (30) days, you are required to return all marriage documents to the address shown above.
The Officiant (person who performs the marriage ceremony) is required to return the Marriage License within three (3) days after the date of the Marriage.
This is from Rutherford County, TN's County Clerk website.
All marriage licenses no matter the county are mailed within three business days to the county clerk. Our minsters are required to return the license to the county, we are not able to allow you to return it yourself.
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