Kentucky Revised Statutes 402.210

Requirements for issuance of license.

(1) Both parties to a marriage shall: (a) Be present for a marriage license to be issued; and (b) Present to the county clerk documentary proof of age in the form of: 1. A copy of a birth record; 2. A certification of birth issued by the state department of health, a local registrar of vital statistics, or other public office charged with similar duties by the laws of another state, territory, or country; 3. A baptismal record showing the individual's date of birth; 4. A passport; 5. An automobile driver's license; 6. Any government or school issued identification card showing the individual's date of birth; 7. An immigration record showing the individual's date of birth; 8. A naturalization record showing the individual's date of birth; or 9. A court record or any other document or record issued by a government entity showing the individual's date of birth. (2) If either of the parties is under seventeen (17) years of age, no license shall be issued. (3) If either of the parties is seventeen (17) years of age, a marriage license shall not be issued unless: (a) The party who is seventeen (17) years of age presents to the clerk a certified copy of a court order by a family court or District Court judge that grants the party permission to marry and removes the party's disability of minority, as provided in KRS 402.205; and (b) At least fifteen (15) days have elapsed since the court order was granted.

History: Amended 2018 Ky. Acts ch. 36, sec. 4, effective July 14, 2018. -- Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 122, sec. 3, effective March 26, 1998 and ch. 258, sec. 6, effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1988 Ky. Acts ch. 212, sec. 3, effective July 15, 1988. -- Amended 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 386, sec. 93. -- Amended 1968 Ky. Acts ch. 100, sec. 15. -- Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 2106.

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