© St. Louis City
Recorder of Deeds

Marriage License
open 8:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. weekdays
see Hours and Holidays
for restrictions

City Hall, Room 127
1200 Market Street
Saint Louis
Missouri 63103

Completed Form and Payment due in advance of Marriage Record services.
Please do not call or
E-mail for record look-ups. Please do not E-mail
record requests.



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Apply For A Marriage License
At Historic St. Louis City Hall

Same Day Application and
License Issuance Service

License can be used for a ceremony in
any Missouri County,
including St. Louis City

Marriage Application-License Information Flyer

Between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Monday-Friday (except Holidays) at Marriage License Department
City Hall, Room 126, 1200 Market

Contact 314.622.3257 - E-mail

  1. Current Name
  2. Previous Surname (Last Name), if any
  3. Age (as of last birthday)
  4. Date of Birth
  5. Place of Birth (state or foreign country)
  6. Current Residence (street address, city, state, zip)
  7. Current County of Residence
  8. Number of This Marriage (first, second, etc.)
  9. If Previously Married, Cause of Previous Marriage Ending (death or divorce)
  10. If Previous Marriage Ended in Divorce, Date of Divorce
  11. If Previous Marriage Ended with Death of Spouse, Date of Spouse's Death
  12. Race
  13. Number of Education Years Completed

The Application information is entered into the Database by a Marriage License Clerk.

  • Verification by Applicants - The Marriage License Clerk prints a copy of the Application. The Applicants examine the Application for correctness and any changes necessary are made.
  • The couple signs the Application and makes the following Oath: We hereby certify that the information provided is correct to the best of our knowledge and belief and that we are free to marry under the laws of this state.
  • After the Application is completed, the Marriage License is issued-




Bring A Camera!
Add Application-License
Day Photos @ City Hall
to Your Wedding Album.
Our Marriage License Staff will be happy to assist you with photos of your visit to our Marriage License Office.

St. Louis City Hall Rotunda Staircase photo ©
The Grand Staircase at Historic St. Louis City Hall
is a great location for Wedding Photos and the Rotunda is ideal for Wedding Receptions. Contact the City's Special Events Office at 314.589.6640 to schedule an event at City Hall.


Missouri Marriage Laws
Missouri Divorce Laws
Illinois Marriage
and Divorce Laws