-Cost is $60.00 USD. Cash ONLY please. No refunds.
-Both parties over 21 must be present with valid photo ID, showing their legal name and date of birth.
-Both parties under 21 must be present with one of the following:
1. a State-certified copy of their birth certificate.
2. a Military ID card.
3. a valid Passport
-For male parties aged 17 or females aged 16, both parents are required to be present, if divorced; then custodial parent must be present with the most current court order granting custody. (There will be a 5 day waiting period).
-Either party 16 or under must appear before a Circuit Court Judge.
-If your last name has changed through divorce and your driver's license does not reflect this change; then you will need to bring a certified copy of your divorce decree.
-Arkansas Marriage licenses are valid for 60 days.
-License must be returned used or unused within 60 days fro recording or a $100 USD bond will be executed against all applicants for the license.
-No medical/blood tests or proof of residence are required for marriage licenses in Arkansas.
-License may be used immediately or within 60 day time limit. (No waiting period is required in Arkansas after a divorce is final).
-The license may be used anywhere in the state of Arkansas, but must be returned to the County Clerk's office where originally issued.
-No witnesses are required for a marriage in the state of Arkansas.
-Licenses are issued on a party's choice of "Bride & Groom" or "Spouse 1 & 2"
-Marriages performed in Arkansas are recognized in all other states.
In order to have a covenant marriage license issued, (which is optional) applicants are required to go through several months of counseling by a minister, priest, rabbi, clerk of the Society of Friends, any clergy member of any religious sect, a licensed professional counselor, licensed associate counselor, licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed clinical psychologists or licensed marriage and family therapist.