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How to Get Married in Idaho

Idaho has simple marriage laws for everyone, including non residents. Your wedding planner can help with any questions you may have, and will also arrange for a celebrant to legally marry you, wherever you choose to exchange vows.
Below are the legalities for marrying in Idaho, to help you plan your ideal wedding abroad.


Idaho Marriage Law Requirements

What are the legal requirements to get married in Idaho?
Legal age for marriage is 18 years for both men and women.
Bride and Groom may not be related.


How long do I have to be resident in Idaho before I can get married?
There are no residency requirements to get married in Idaho.


Getting a marriage licence
You must bring the papers mentioned below in person to the Marriage License office or County Clerk's office where you wish to marry.
There is no expiry on the licence and it may be used at any time as long as both parties listed on it are the same.


What legal papers do I need to take with me?
Valid driver's licence
Full birth certificates
If you have been divorced then the final divorce papers and your former marriage certificate must be shown.
If you are widowed then the death certificate of your previous spouse must be shown.

For non-U.S. residents, identification must be from the country in which you are a citizen


Please note: this information is for guidance purposes only and liable to change without notice. Please check with your wedding planner in resort or the relevant embassy of the country in which you intend to marry for up to date details before you marry.


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Idaho Marriage Registrar's Office

Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics
450 W. State St., 1st Floor
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720
Tel: +1 208-334-5988
Fax: +1 208-389-9096