Marriage License Information for Vernon 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 40, Leesville, LA 71496-0040

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. but please arrive at 4:00 PM

Office Phone
(337) 238-1384
Useful Links
County Website
Is a Blood Test Required?

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

How much is it?

$30.00 (cash only, no checks accepted)

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:

Must be over 18 years of age. Boy and girl under 18 must have both parents sign. Boy and girl under 16 must have both parents sign and have judge's consent. Must produce birth certificates and picture ID. If Foreign birth it must be accompanied with an appropriate translation. Must wait 72 hours after receiving license to be married. License is good for 30 days only in the State of Louisiana. If previously married, must provide copy of divorce decree. Must specify if the ex- spouse is living or deceased. Also must provide date and location of each divorce. Any exceptions MUST be authorized by the district judge. License cost $30.00 (cash only, no checks accepted)

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. Married 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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