Grant County, Arkansas

Marriage License and Minister Licensing Information

Where to file for a marriage license and minister licensing requirements in Grant County, Arkansas.

For the Couple

The following information is for couples who want to file for their marriage license in Grant County, Arkansas

Marriage License Info

Cost: $35-47

Waiting Period: None

Expiration: 60 Days

Return: Before Expiration

Marriage License Issuing Office

Grant County Circuit Clerk
101 West Center, Room 106
Sheridan, AR 72150

Phone: (870) 942-2631
Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm, M - F
Official Website - Google Maps - Goverment Office Information

For the Minister

The following information is for AMM ministers who want to know what the minister licensing requirements are in Grant County, Arkansas

Minister Licensing Summary

Minister Licensing Requirements: Minister Required to Register with County

Minimum Minimum Age: 18 Years

Minister's Residency: Irrelevant

Same Sex Marriage Recognized: No

Minister Licensing Office

Grant County Circuit Clerk
101 West Center, Room 106
Sheridan, AR 72150

Phone: (870) 942-2631
Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm, M - F
Official Website - Google Maps - Goverment Office Information

Minister Licensing Steps

All ministers in Arkansas are required to register with the County Clerk's office prior to performing marriage. The minister can register with any County Clerk's office, it does not need to be in the county where the marriage is taking place. You do not need to be an Arkansas resident though you must be at least 18 years of age to qualify to perform marriage. Same-sex marriages are not recognized in Arkansas.

Application Instructions

The application procedure varies by county however all County Clerk's offices require a signed document from the minister's church to be submitted with their application. The most commonly requested documents are:

  1. Ordination Certificate
  2. Letter of Good Standing

We recommend that you order your Arkansas Minister Licensing Package. It contains everything you need to register with any County Clerk's office in Arkansas. Included in your package is your Letter of Good Standing (Signed and Notarized), Ordination Certificate, and instructional materials on how to conduct a wedding. We will also provide any additional paperwork if requested by the County Clerk.

Standard shipping for all orders is 3-10 business days, depending on where in the country your package is being shipped. We also offer expedited shipping methods in case you are on a tighter timeline.

Filing Instructions

Once you have all your paperwork in order you need to mail your application to the appropriate County Clerk's office:

Grant County Circuit Clerk
101 West Center, Room 106
Sheridan, AR 72150

Phone: (870) 942-2631
Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm, M - F
Official Website - Google Maps - Goverment Office Information

Once you have received your paperwork from us, simply mail it to the County Clerk's office. Based on past experience, the registration process should only take a few days and once registered you can perform marriage!

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