Hastings Marriage License Office

Find Hastings Minnesota marriage license offices. Marriage license offices provide information on marriage certifications, wedding licenses, certificates, applications, fees, and requirements.

Dakota County Marriage License Dakota County Auditor/Treasurer, Vital Statistics, 1590 West Highway 55, Floor 2 Hastings MN 55033 651-438-4313

About Hastings Marriage License Offices

The Hastings Marriage License Office is a government agency responsible for processing marriage license applications, issuing marriage licenses, and recording marriage certificates in Hastings, MN. Marriage License Offices may include Hastings Clerk's Office, Hastings Town & City Halls and Courts.

You may contact the Marriage License Office for questions about:
  • Finding Hastings marriage records online
  • Applying for a marriage license
  • Hastings marriage license fees
  • Getting copies of marriage licenses and certificates
Hastings Marriage Records

Marriage License Offices in Hastings provide marriage records upon public request. Marriage records that are part of the Hastings marriage index and other public records are useful for a variety of reasons including name changes, applying for Social Security benefits, applying for insurance, verifying property and estate rights, and establishing paternity. Hastings marriage records are also useful to genealogists and family researchers navigating family history.

Hastings Marriage License Applications

A marriage license authorizes a couple to get married in Minnesota. When a couple submits an application for a marriage license, the Hastings Marriage License Bureau will verify the couple's identification and determine whether they meet the minimum age requirements or have parental or guardian consent for the marriage.

Marriage License Requirements

To apply for the marriage license in Hastings, the couple will need to provide the planned date and location of the wedding, the name of the person performing the ceremony, the names and maiden names of the couple's parents, photo identification and possibly birth certificates, and payment for the license. The application for a marriage license is usually submitted to the Marriage License Office in the county or municipality where the wedding will take place, though some states allow for the wedding to occur in a different jurisdiction.

Hastings Marriage Certificates

Minnesota statutes determine who is eligible to perform marriage ceremonies. Following the wedding, the officiant and the couple sign a Hastings marriage certificate. The officiant is responsible for submitting the marriage certificate to the Hastings Marriage License Office within a set period of time, typically a few days. The Marriage License Office records the certificate and sends a certified copy of the marriage certificate to the couple, usually within a few weeks. Minnesota State and Federal agencies generally require a marriage certificate in order to recognize a marriage as legally valid.