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American Samoa Code Annotated 42.0104

License-Issuance and form.

(a) When the Registrar of Vital Statistics receives an application to marry which complies with the provisions of this chapter, both as to substance and form, he shall, if it appears that the parties are legally competent to marry under the provisions of 42.0101, issue to the parties a license to marry which shall be substantially in the following form: MARRIAGE LICENSE I hereby certify that………………………………. of ………………………Village, American Samoa, son of …………….. (father) and………………. (mother), and……………………………of ……………………..Village, daughter of.…………. (father) and…………………(mother), have made application to marry in accordance with the law, and there appearing no impediment to their marriage, a license to marry each other is hereby granted. Dated this day of……………… ,20.……… ………………………… (Deputy) Registrar of Vital Statistics This license expires and is invalid 90 days from the date of issuance. (b) The marriage license shall be in both the English and the Samoan languages.

(1962, PL 7-32; 1968, PL 10-52.)


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