Bonner County ID Marriage License Office

Find Bonner County, Idaho marriage license offices. Marriage license offices provide information on marriage certifications, wedding licenses, certificates, applications, fees, and requirements.

Bonner County Marriage License 1500 Highway 2, Suite 336 Sandpoint ID 83864 208-265-1432

About Bonner County Marriage License Offices

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

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

Marriage License Offices in Bonner County provide marriage records upon public request. Marriage records that are part of the Bonner County 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. Bonner County marriage records are also useful to genealogists and family researchers navigating family history.

Bonner County Marriage License Applications

A marriage license authorizes a couple to get married in Idaho. When a couple submits an application for a marriage license, the Bonner County 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 Bonner County, 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.

Bonner County Marriage Certificates

Idaho statutes determine who is eligible to perform marriage ceremonies. Following the wedding, the officiant and the couple sign a Bonner County marriage certificate. The officiant is responsible for submitting the marriage certificate to the Bonner County 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. Idaho State and Federal agencies generally require a marriage certificate in order to recognize a marriage as legally valid.