How to Complete a Marriage License

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After performing a marriage, it is the minister’s duty to complete the marriage license with the couple, and any required witnesses. Marriage Licenses vary from state to state, even county to county, so it is important to read carefully. Here we review the forms that may appear on the marriage license, but note that not all licenses will contain these forms.

Sample Marriage License

Sample Marriage License

This is a California Marriage License. Marriage licenses vary across the country; the license you complete will vary slightly from this one.