Certified Copy of Marriage License
The County Clerk's office ONLY has marriage licenses issued in Lancaster County, Nebraska on file from mid-June, 1976 to the present. To obtain a certified copy of a marriage license please fill out the certified request form below or contact our office. We will need the following information:
- Both applicants' full names - including maiden name(s), if applicable
- Date of Marriage
- Valid Driver's License or Photo ID
- $9.00 per certified copy (or $.25 per photocopy)
After selecting the Certified Request Form, the application will load into Acrobat Reader. In order to print the form upon completion, you may need to save it to your desktop. You also need to submit a copy of your photo ID and payment with your request form. Forms can be mailed to the Lancaster County Clerk, 555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in obtaining a copy of a marriage license issued between the years of 1909 and 1976 (mid-June), contact the Nebraska Health and Human Services Department located at the Gold's Building, 10th & N Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508. Please be sure to contact them at 402-471-2871 for proper fees and office hours.
Any marriage license issued prior to 1913 is located at the Nebraska State Historical Society, PO Box 82554, Lincoln, Nebraska 68501-2554. Their telephone number is (402)471-3270.