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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:

  • Name of the groom and/or bride's maiden name
  • Date of Marriage
  • Valid Driver's License or Photo ID
  • Fee of $5.00 for a certified copy or $.25 for a photocopy

After selecting the Certified Request Form, the application will load into Acrobat Reader and then you will need to save it to your desktop. Once you have saved the form, fill in your information and save it again. You will need to scan in your driver's license and attach both the request and id to your email (address is below). You can also send the request to us via USPS mail.

If you would like to expedite your request and are paying by credit card, you can email the request form AND a copy of your photo id to coclerk@lancaster.ne.gov. Our mailing address is 555 So 10th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508.

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 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.

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