• Register of Deeds

  • Department:

Marriage License Requirements

 North Carolina Law requires you to have a marriage license BEFORE you get married,


Our address is 109 Old Bridge St., Jacksonville, NC 28540.   ---   It is the district courthouse.

The address at the bottom of this page is the county administration office. It is NOT our address. 

  • Both parties must be present to obtain the Marriage License.
  • Hours of issuance:
    Walk-Ins - Monday through Friday
                      8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Requirements:
    * Every Person needs valid photo ID.
       i.e.: Driver's License, State ID, Military ID or Passport
    * If you have been issued a social security number, you must provide proof of your full social.
       Proof must be a Social Security Card, W2 Form, Pay Stub, Bank documents or Military documents. No hand written documents will be accepted.
    * If either party has been divorced in the past 12 months, please provide a copy.
    * If you are 18 or under, you must have a certified birth certificate.
      *If you are under age, please contact our office.
    * The fee is $60.00. No checks will be accepted for payment.

Marriage Forms: