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If your wedding is in California, you must obtain your license at the County Clerk's Office. The local location is 3368 Lake Tahoe Blvd #108 South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 and their phone number is 530-573-3409. Their hours are 8am - 11:30am and 1pm-4pm Monday-Friday.
Separately, the cost is $75 and does not include a certified copy of the marriage certificate, which is an additional $13 and will be provided once your request has been sent in by US mail . No blood test is required and there is no waiting period.
If either of you have been divorced within 90 days from the date of the wedding, you must also provide a copy of the divorce papers. Both the bride and groom need to be present with photo IDs at the signing. Both Bride & Groom must be 18 years or older. Click here to download the application.
You must also provide a witness over 18 years of age. We can provide a witness for $25 with advance notice.
If your wedding is in Nevada you must obtain your NV Marriage License at the County Clerk's office. No blood test is required and no waiting period. The fee is $60 and does not include a certified copy of the marriage certificate, which is an additional $15 per copy.
You must also have a witness to sign the Marriage License. We can provide a witness for $25 with advance notice. Both the bride and groom need to be present with photo I.D., must be 18 years or older. If you are under 18 the law requires a parent to be present or a notarized affidavit giving permission if necessary.
Obtain your NV marriage license at the Douglas County Admin. Bldg., 175 Hwy 50, 2nd Fl. Stateline, NV 775-586-7270. Click here for more information. Their hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm, Saturdays, 10:00am-4:00pm. Closed on Sundays.
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