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A Guide To Obtaining Your Marriage License In The Time Of Corona

It’s safe to say the world is changing quickly. During a global pandemic, it’s hard to stay on top of all the news, changing restrictions, openings and closures. Simply Eloped is dedicated to staying on top of it so that you can still elope with as much ease and simplicity as you could before we ever even heard the word “Coronavirus.” Below is a detailed account of the status’ of marriage license offices for each market we serve. We hope it brings some clarity & as always if you still have questions, don’t hesitate to reach out by sending an email to hello@simplyeloped.com.

Colorado

Denver County: This location is currently issuing licenses in person by appointment only. Appointments for marriages and in-person recordings open up 28 days in advance and fill up quickly. If you are unable to get an appointment at the Denver location, you may consider other options in another county (Jefferson or Broomfield for example). Find more information here.
Webb Building, 201 W. Colfax Ave., Dept. 101
Downtown Denver
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm
(720)865-8400 – or – (720)913-8479

Boulder County: This location is only taking applications online only which requires sending of documents. If you are traveling to Colorado for your ceremony, this may not be the best option. You may want to consider using other locations such and Jefferson or Broomfield to obtain your license. Find more information here.
1750 33rd Street
Boulder, CO 80301
(303) 413-7700
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:15pm

Broomfield County: Open by appointment. You can find more information here.
1 Descombes Dr
Broomfield, CO 80020
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
303- 438-6332

Arapahoe County: Open by appointment. Find more information here.
Multiple locations in Aurora, Centennial and Littleton.

San Miguel County (Telluride) : By appointment only. You can find more information here.
305 W Colorado Ave,
1st Floor
Telluride, CO 81435
Monday – Friday, 8:15am – 4:30pm

Larimer County Clerks (Estes Park): By appointment only. You can find more information here.
1601 Brodie Avenue
Estes Park, CO 80517
970-577-2025
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Jefferson County (Golden, Colorado): By appointment only. You can find more information here.
100 Jefferson County Parkway,
Suite 2560
Golden, CO 80419,
303-271-8121
Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Not one of the destinations that will let you start your application online.
Check out the Jefferson County Clerk Recorder’s webpage for more information.

Summit County (Sapphire Point): This location is open & issuing licenses. You can find more information here.
208 Lincoln Ave,
Breckenridge, CO 80424
(970) 453-3470
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm

El Paso County (Colorado Springs / Garden of the Gods): This location is doing online only. You can find more information here. Multiple locations.

New York City

Effected March 20, 2020, all City Clerk – NYC marriage license bureau offices will be closed to in-person services. You are still able to apply through their online program. Note, we have heard reports that this is a lengthy process and appointments fill up quickly. You can find more information here. 

Hawaii

The state of Hawaii has a mandatory 14 day quarantine if traveling out of state to the islands right now. This is effective through September 1. At that point, individuals are required to get valid COVID-19 test within 72 Hours prior to trip and show proof of negative result to avoid 14-Day quarantine. We do not recommend traveling to Hawaii until after September 1. We will update marriage license information at that time.

New Orleans

Orleans Parish Marriage License Office: Open & issuing marriage licenses. You can find more information here. 
Benson Tower
1450 Poydras Street Suite 407
Downtown New Orleans
504-593-5100
Open Monday – Friday, 8:15am – 3:15pm (except state holidays)

Historic Algiers Courthouse: Open by appointment only. You can find more information here.
225 Morgan Street
Algiers
504-407-0436
Open Monday – Friday, 9am – 3:00pm (except state holidays)

Asheville

Buncombe County (Asheville): Open and issuing marriage licenses. Please fill out marriage license application before going to office. You can find more information on protocol here. 
205 College Street
Asheville, NC 28801
Open Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

Henderson County Register of Deeds: Open & issuing marriage licenses by appointment. More information can be found here. 
200 N Grove St #129
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 697-4901

Gatlinburg

Sevierville County Courthouse: Open & issuing marriage licenses. Couples apply online ahead of time. More information can be found here.
125 Court Avenue, Ste. 202E
Sevierville, TN
Monday through Thursday 8:00am until 4:30pm
Friday 8:00am until 5:00pm
(865) 453-5502

Pigeon Forge: Open & issuing marriage licenses. Couples apply online ahead of time. More information can be found here.
300 Pine Mountain Rd.
Pigeon Forge,  TN 37863
Saturday Only 9 am-1 pm
(865) 908-6613

Gatlinburg Shilling Center: Open & issuing marriage licenses. Couples apply online ahead of time. More information can be found here.
405 Reagan Drive
Gatlinburg, TN
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:00am until 4:30pm
Saturday 9:00am until 1:00pm
(865)430-3404

Nashville

Davidson County Services: Open & issuing marriage licenses. More information can be found here. 
700 2nd Ave South, Suite 101
Nashville, TN 37210
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday

Orlando

Orange County Courthouse: Open & issuing marriage licenses by appointment or walk-in. You can find more information here. 
425 N. Orange Ave.
Orlando, FL 32801
Open Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm (except holidays)
407-836-2000

Apopka Branch: Open & issuing marriage licenses by appointment or walk-in. You can find more information here. 
1111 N. Rock Springs Rd.
Apopka, Florida 32712
Open Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm (except holidays)
407-836-2007

Ocoee Branch: Open & issuing marriage licenses by appointment or walk-in. You can find more information here. 
475 Story Rd.
Ocoee, FL 34761
Open Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm (except holidays)
407-836-2007

Winter Park Branch: Open & issuing marriage licenses by appointment or walk-in. You can find more information here. 
450 N. Lakemont Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32792
Open Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm (except holidays)
407-836-2007

Key West

Monroe County: Open & issuing marriage licenses. You can find more information here.
Key West Courthouse
500 Whitehead Street
(corner of Whitehead & Southard, Lester Bldg.)
Key West, FL 33040
Open Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm (except holidays)
305-292-3458

Miami

Miami-Dade County: Issuing marriage licenses by appointment only. Couples MUST fill out application beforehand online. You can find more information here.
Joseph Caleb Center Court
5400 NW 22nd Avenue, Suite #103
Miami, Florida 33142
Open Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm (except holidays)

Savannah

Chatham County: Couple must apply & set up an appointment. You can find more information here.
133 Montgomery Street
Savannah, GA 31401
Open 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Monday-Friday
(912) 652-7264

Chicago

50 W. Washington St. : Open and issuing marriage licenses. More information can be found here.
East Concourse Level – 25
Chicago, IL 60602

San Francisco

City Hall, Suite 168: Not open to public right now. This office will give out marriage licenses for virtual ceremonies. More information here.
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102-4678
(415) 554-4950
Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm

San Diego:

County Clerk Main office: This location (downtown) is closed to the public beginning July 6. If you made an appointment prior to July 6th, they will honor it. You can find more information here.
Note, you can obtain a marriage license in any county of California and use in San Diego. There is a full list of bureaus by cities here in California if you’d like to check your local marriage license bureau.
1600 Pacific Highway, Room 273
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 237-0502
Mon – Fri By Appointment Only 8 am – 5 pm

 

Lake Tahoe

California Side:

El Dorado County: This location is issuing marriage licenses to residents ONLY by appointment. More information can be found here.
360 Fair Ln.
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 621-5490

Placer County (1.5 from Tahoe): This location is open & issuing marriage licenses. More information can be found here.
2954 Richardson Drive
Auburn, CA 95603
530-886-5610
Open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Nevada Side:

County Administration Building: This location is open by appointment. Apply for marriage license online in advance. More information can be found here.
175 Highway 50
Stateline, NV 89449
(775) 586-7290

Big Sur

Monterey County Government Center Administration Building: Open & issuing marriage licenses. Apply online ahead of time, show up well before 4:30 and be prepared for temperature checks at the door. More information can be found here.
County Clerk’s Office
168 West Alisal Street, 1st Floor
Salinas, CA 93901
831-755-5041
Open Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm (except legal holidays)

Idaho

Boise:

Ada County Recorder’s Office: Open & issuing marriage licenses by appointment only. More information can be found here.
first floor of Courthouse Building
200 West Front Street, Room 1207
Boise Idaho,
Open Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Phone: (208) 287-6840

Sun Valley:

Blaine County Clerk’s Office: Open & issuing marriage licenses. More information can be found here.
206 1st Avenue South, Suite 200,
Hailey, Idaho,
Open Monday – Thursday, 8:00am. – 6:00pm., Fridays 8:00am – 5:00pm
Phone: (208) 788-5505

Las Vegas

The Clark County Clerk recommends using the simple marriage license form. This location is open & issuing marriage licenses. All other locations are currently closed. More information can be found here.
Marriage License Bureau
201 E. Clark Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101
702-671-0600
Open 7 days a week and holidays from 8am-midnight

Houston

Harris County Civil Courthouse: Open only by appointment & appointments are booked through July 13, 2020. More information can be found here. 
201 Caroline St 5th floor
Houston, TX 77002
713-274-8600

Dallas

Dallas County Clerk’s Office – Downtown: Open & issuing marriage licenses by appointments only. You find more information here. 
Renaissance Tower
1201 Elm St., Ste. 2100A
Dallas,TX 75270
214-653-7099
(8:00am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday)

Washington D.C.

Marriage License Bureau: This location is only issuing marriage licenses online. You can find more information here. 
H. Carl Moultrie Courthouse
500 Indiana Ave NW #690
Washington, DC 20001
202-879-1212

St. Augustine

St. John’s County Courthouse: Open & issuing marriage licenses. You can find more information here. 
4010 Lewis Speedway
St. Augustine, FL 32084
Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm

 

Seattle

King County: Not open to in-person services. You can do everything online but it will take some time. You can find more information here.
500 4th Ave #430
Seattle, WA 98104

206-477-6620

 

Sedona

Yavapai County Superior Court: Open & issuing marriage license. You can find more information here.

2840 N Commonwealth Drive
Camp Verde, AZ 86322
(928) 567-7741

Coconino County Superior Court: Open & issuing marriage license. You can find more information here.

219 East Cherry Avenue
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
(928) 679-7120

 

Article written by Nicole
Nicole Lagers is currently Director of Operations at Simply Eloped but her roots are in creative writing. She graduated from Boise State with her bachelors in English with an emphasis in Writing. When she's not helping coordinate ceremonies, managing her team or writing poems in her head, she can be found climbing mountains or trail running.
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