Marriage License Information for East Baton Rouge County, Louisiana

Below is all of the marriage license information you need in order to file in the county you will be married in. Please note that we have provided links to your county clerk’s official website as well as a link to the marriage license application form you will file.
Office Address

P. O. Box 1991, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-1991


Office Hours

7:30 a.m until 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except legal holidays:

Office Phone
(225) 389-3960
Useful Links
County Website
Is a Blood Test Required?
No

Does one of us need to go in person to apply?
Both of you

How much is it?

$27.50



What do I need to bring?

Certified birth certificate, valid U.S. Government issued pictured ID card and valid Social Security CARD



How To Apply:

Marriage Licenses obtained in East Baton Rouge Parish are valid only for ceremonies performed in Louisiana; however, applicants do not need to be Louisiana residents. A 72 hour waiting period between time of issuance of the Marriage License and the ceremony applies. Marriage Licenses are valid for thirty (30) days from the date of issuance.



When does It Expire:

After 30 days


Name Change:
Filing for a marriage license in the state of Louisiana does not cause your or your spouse’s last name to automatically change. Online name change services are available to guide you through the married name change process if you opt to change your name.

Same Sex Couple:
Use this online resource for more information about your state’s marriage legislation.

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