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West Virginia

The applicant will need to present photo identification such as the driver’s license, state ID, or passport. The applicant will also need to know the parents’ full names, including the mothers’ maiden names, and the states where they were born.

The applicant does not have to be a resident of West Virginia. However, if the applicants are West Virginia residents, they must apply in the county where they live.

Most counties will require documentation to prove a previous marriage has been dissolved either through death or divorce.

There is no Covenant Marriage Option. There is no Waiting Period.

Proxy Marriages, Cousin Marriages, Common Law Marriages are illegal.

If either of the applicant are under 18 years of age, the applicant must have the consent of a parent or guardian.

Any ordained minister who has received authorization to perform marriages in the state of West Virginia can be the officiants.

License is valid for sixty (60) days.

Inside West Virginia