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


  Clay County, Iowa - Recorder Information
  Marriage Application

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

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 Clay County between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M.

To apply for a Marriage License in the Recorderís Office:

Party A, Party B, 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 valid and 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 Party A or Party B. Either Party may use this certified copy for a name change on social security and driverís license, etc.

Forms:
State of Iowa Marriage License Instructions
Application for Marriage License in Iowa -           Please contact the Recorderís Office for the Application to Marry form.

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Address of
Recorder's office:

Clay County
Administration Building
300 W 4th St Suite 3
Spencer IA 51301


Hours Office is open:
8:00 A.M - 4:30 P.M.
Monday - Friday


Phone Number:
(712) 262-1081

FAX Number:
(712) 264-3983


Office holder name:
Shirley Goyette
Term: Four Years Bond $10,000
Term Expires 12/31/2014


Employees in
Recorder's Office:
Deputy
Ann Spooner

Clerk
Sheila Weeks


Recorder's Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the Recorder's office


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