September 1, 2017

Marriage Licenses

Requirements for Marriage in the State of Tennessee are as follows:

  • The licenses are good for 30 days.
  • There are no blood tests and no waiting period.
  • A valid driver license, picture ID, or a certified birth certificate is needed.
  • Proof of social security number is needed. If applicant has no social security number, proof of legal status in this country is needed.
  • Both parties have to be present, unless one is incarcerated.
  • Applicants must be 18 years or older.
  • Marriage requirements for juveniles 16 or 17 years of age:
  • Both parents must be present at time of application.
  • The natural parents must present a picture ID.
  • Juveniles under 16 years of age must have a court order.
  • The price is $37.50 with premarital counseling. *Form Required CLICK HERE
  • The price is $97.50 without premarital counseling.
  • Copies of Marriage Certificates may be obtained at the County Clerk’s office or by mail for $5.00 each. The mailing address is listed below.

Donna Craig

Henry County Clerk
P.O. Box 24
Paris, TN 38242