Marriage License Information for Aitkin County, Minnesota

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

209 2nd St NW Room 203 Aitkin, Minnesota 56431

Office Hours

Hours: M-F, 8:00 - 4:30

Office Phone
Useful Links
County Website
Marriage License Form
Is a Blood Test Required?

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

How much is it?

$115 (check, cash or money order only) but $40 if the couple has obtained pre-marital education as per Minnesota Statute.

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:

Both of the applicants must be present to complete the application. Applicants do not have to be residents of Aitkin County or of Minnesota. The "legal custodial" parent(s) must give consent and appeal to the courts for authorization for their child who has reached the age of 16, but is under the age of 18 years of age to marry. A Minnesota marriage license can only be used within the geographical boundaries of Minnesota.

When does It Expire:

After 6 Months

Name Change:
Filing for a marriage license in the state of Minnesota 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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