Tripp County Marriage Records Search (South Dakota)

Perform a free Tripp County, SD public marriage records search, including marriage licenses, certificates, registries, and indexes.


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Find Tripp County Marriage Records

Tripp County Marriage Records are official documents that contain information about marriages certified in Tripp County, South Dakota. These include Tripp County marriage licenses, certificates, registries, and vital record indexes. Marriage Records can show whether a wedding is legally valid, which may be required to obtain benefits related to marriage.

Learn about Marriage Records, including:
  • Where to get Tripp County Marriage Records online
  • How to get married in Tripp County, SD
  • How to get a certified copy of a marriage license or certificate in South Dakota
  • How to legally change your last name after marriage
How to get a Marriage License in Tripp County, South Dakota

A Tripp County marriage license is a document issued by the South Dakota State authority that a couple must obtain to get married. Couples must apply for a marriage license, which includes personal information about the individuals getting married, such as names, dates of birth, and in some cases, disclosure of prior marriages.

Where to get a Marriage Certificate in Tripp County

After getting married, couples must submit the marriage license form to the proper South Dakota Office in order to receive a marriage certificate, which is legal proof of the marriage. Wedding certificates may be obtained from the Tripp County Marriage License Office, the Office of the Tripp County Clerk, and Town & City Hall.

Marriage Records Registries

Tripp County marriage registries are databases of all marriages that have taken place in Tripp County, SD. Similarly, marriage indexes include records of marriage licenses and certificates issued by the Tripp County Office. These databases are valuable resources for historians and social scientists to understand marriage patterns over time.

Tripp County Marriage Certificates

Tripp County marriage Records can prove that a marriage is valid. A certified marriage certificate is legal proof of the marriage, and it can be used to certify that a marriage is officially recognized by the state of South Dakota. Valid Marriage Records are required to apply for insurance on a spouse's plan, receive spousal benefits, establish paternity in SD.

Marriage Name Changes in Tripp County, South Dakota

You may apply for a name change at the Tripp County Courthouse, or Tripp County Clerk Office with a valid, certified marriage certificate. You must also contact the Social Security Office and inform them of your name change in order to receive an updated social security card. Your local Tripp County branch of the South Dakota Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will be able to assist in providing you with an updated driver's license, or non-driver identification.

Ancestry Records

Genealogical research also relies on Marriage Records to trace ancestry and understand the relationship between different branches of a family tree. Many Tripp County government offices have Marriage Records that date back to the 1800s or earlier, providing a wealth of information to understand a family's history. South Dakota vital records searches help genealogists, and family historians obtain marriage licenses and records for individuals married in Tripp County, South Dakota. These public records searches can establish when a couple married, the woman's maiden name, and where a couple filed for marriage. In some cases, the Marriage Records may also list the names of the couple's parents.