Marriage Application information provided by the Cherokee County, Iowa Recorders office including Application and Instructions.

 

 

County Seat
Cherokee County Courthouse
520 West Main
Cherokee, IA 51012

 

Marriage Application

 
 
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Marriage Application


   You may apply for a Marriage License at any County Recorderís office in Iowa as long as the ceremony is performed in Iowa. Marriage Applications are accepted in Cherokee County between the hours of 8:30 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.

To apply for a Marriage License in the Recorderís Office:

The bride, groom and one witness (must be 18 years or older) must appear in person,
All three must present photo identification (driverís license or government issued ID),
$35.00 fee includes a certified copy of the Marriage Certificate.


   There is a 3-day waiting period before the License is issued and before the actual marriage may occur.

   Once the marriage has been performed and the Certificate of Marriage has been returned to the Recorderís office and placed on record, a certified copy will be mailed to the bride and groom. The bride will use this certified copy for her name change on social security and driverís license, etc.

Forms:

State of Iowa Marriage License Instructions
Application for Marriage License in Iowa

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Address of
Recorder's office:
520 W. Main
Cherokee, IA 51012

Hours Office is open:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.



Phone Number:
(712) 225-6735

FAX Number:
(712) 225-6754

Office holder name:
M
ark Murphy

Employees in
Recorder's Office:
Deputy Recorder
Michelle Rupp



Recorder's Links:
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