Applying for a Marriage License
Apply for a Marriage License Online
Three Day Waiting Period Requirement
There is a three day waiting period following application and the license must be picked up by one of the applicants. Once the license is applied for it must be used within 33 days. An additional $25.00 fee will be charged for all waivers of the statutory three-day waiting period for new Marriage Licenses.
Those desiring to contract marriage must be at least 18 years of age. Those persons 16 or 17 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to execute a consent form, and provide proof of age. Persons not meeting the minimum age requirements are to contact Probate Court at (989) 362-3991.
Out of state individuals applying for a Michigan marriage license must apply for the license in the county in which the marriage is to take place. Out of state applicants may apply online. The application fee for out of state applicants is $30.00.