Howard County, IN

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Howard County Clerk
104 N. Buckeye St Room 202
Kokomo,  IN 46901

Phone: 765-456-2000
Fax: 765-456-2267

day - Friday
A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

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Howard County Admin. Center
220 N Main St
Kokomo, IN 46901

Open Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm

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Marriage Licenses


 Please call our office for an appointment when both of you can be present between the hours of 8:00am to 11:00am and 1:00pm to 3:30pm. Please fill out the application below at “INITIATE PARTIAL ON-LINE MARRIAGE LICENSE” to facilitate the application process. The Clerk's Office accepts CASH ONLY for marriage licenses.

You may obtain a marriage license in the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court, in the Courthouse. There is no waiting period necessary between the issuance of the license and the marriage ceremony. You may take the license to the person who is to perform your marriage ceremony.
Indiana residents must obtain a license in the county in which one of them reside. Out of state residents must obtain a marriage license in the county in which the marriage will be performed.
Except as otherwise provided, you must be at least eighteen (18) years of age. A certified copy of your Birth Certificate, a valid driver's license, a state I.D. or a military I.D. must be presented for proof of age.
For residents of Indiana, the cost is $29.00 cash only. For non-residents the cost is $69.00 cash only. The total amount includes a certified copy of your license. This certified copy will be mailed to you once your license has been returned and recorded. When applying for your marriage license both parties must be present.
The marriage license expires sixty (60) days after it is issued. If the license expires you must re-apply for a new marriage license.
If you need someone to perform your ceremony, the following individuals are available.

Weddings After Hours

The following individuals are available after hours to perform marriage ceremonies.
You must call for an appointment. Please leave a message if you get the voice mail.

 Nicholas LaCaille (765)553-0942
Monica Skinner (765)860-7722
Diane Howard (765)456-7370
Leonard P Burch (561)502-7436

If you have further questions you may call the Clerk's Office at 456-2000.