Marriage Licenses

Application Process
The Marriage Affidavit (PDF) can be completed from your computer or you can print the form and provide the information. The form must be printed, signed, notarized and mailed to our office for processing with the appropriate fee.

Marriage license must be picked up prior to the wedding ceremony.
 Date of Application
 Date Available for Pick-Up
 Monday  Thursday
 Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday

Michigan Residents
Michigan residents must apply for the license in the county where either applicant is a resident. The license is valid throughout the State of Michigan.  For complete application process please see County Resident Applicants

Out-of-State Applicants
Out-of-state applicants must apply in the county where they are to be married. The license is valid in that county only. Please call the Clerk's Office to verify ceremony location is within the boundaries of Grand Traverse County.  For complete application process please see Out of State Applicants.