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Certified Copy of Marriage License

The Lancaster County Clerk's office can only issue certified copies of the following marriage licenses:

  • Licenses issued by Lancaster County
  • Licenses issued between mid-June, 1976 and the present

To obtain a certified copy of a marriage license, please fill out the Certified Request Form. You will need to include the following information:

  • Both applicants' full names - including maiden name(s), if applicable
  • Date of Marriage
  • A copy of your photo ID (i.e., unexpired driver's license)
  • $9.00 per certified copy (or $.25 per photocopy)

IMPORTANT: Please remember to sign the request form and include a copy of your photo ID and payment.

If you would like to expedite your request and are paying by credit/debit card, you can email the request form AND a copy of your photo ID to

If you are interested in obtaining a copy of a marriage license issued between the years of 1909 and 1976 (mid-June), please contact the Nebraska Health and Human Services Department - Vital Records Division.

For marriage licenses issued prior to 1913, please contact the Nebraska State Historical Society.