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- Both applicants must be present to apply
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Must present valid picture ID
- Full names, including names at birth if different than current name
- Social Security numbers
- Permanent addresses
- Date and place of birth (Town/City, County, State or Country)
- Complete names of parents, including the maiden name of the mother
- Birthplaces of parents (State or Country)
- If this is a 2nd, 3rd, etc. marriage due to divorce, on the application you must provide a date that the divorce from a previous marriage was final. If the divorce was finalized within the last 6 months, you must bring court documents showing the divorce is final.
Minors ages 16-17
Must appear accompanied by parents or legal guardians. In the case of divorced parents, the parent must provide proof of guardianship (court papers) that will be attached to the application. A Petition for Authorization to Marry and Court Order form must be obtained from the Clerk/Auditor's office and taken to a juvenile court judge.
Who is Authorized to Perform Ceremonies
Marriages may be solemnized by the following persons only: ministers, rabbis, or priests of any religious denomination who are in regular communion with any religious society and 18 years of age or older; native american spiritual advisers; the Governor; the Lieutenant Governor; mayors of municipalities or county executives (including county commissioners); a justice, judge, or commissioner of a court of record; a judge of a court not of record of the State; judges or magistrates of the United States; the county clerk of any county in the State or the clerk's designee; the President of the Senate; the Speaker of the House of Representatives; or a judge or magistrate who holds office in Utah when retired, under rules set by the Supreme Court (Utah Code 30-1-6)
Would you like someone special to perform your ceremony?
The County Clerk can designate, and authorize, an individual of your choosing to be your officiator. This designation is specific for your ceremony. There is no cost for this service. For more details, ask our staff about a single ceremony designee.