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Mailing Address:

Register of Deeds
720 East Fourth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Office Location:

720 East Fourth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Contact

Register of Deeds
704-336-2443

Marriage​

 

Marriage License Applicant Requirements

  • Both parties must be present.
  • The legal age for marriage in North Carolina is 18. Persons over 16 and under 18 can only be married with signed parental consent. It is illegal for any person under 14 to marry in North Carolina. Any person older than 14, but younger than 16 must obtain a court order through the Clerk of Court’s Office.
  • Both parties must have a government  issued picture identification (Driver license, Military ID, Passport)
  • If either applicant has been divorced in the past 60 days, they must present a

The license is valid for 60 days from the date of purchase. It is only valid for use in the state of North Carolina.

 Marriage Licenses

  • North Carolina law requires you to have a marriage license BEFORE the marriage ceremony.

​The marriage ceremony MUST be performed within 60 days after the license is issued. If ceremony is NOT performed within 60 days following issuance of license, another license must be issued before a marriage can be performed. A Magistrate, Minister, or any other person authorized by their religious denomination, or federally recognized Indian Tribe, may perform a marriage ceremony. Prior to coming into the office you may complete this information to save time.

 

Address

Mailing Address:

Register of Deeds
720 East Fourth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Office Location:

720 East Fourth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Contact

Register of Deeds
704-336-2443