Louisiana Marriage Laws
§225 - Same; attachments
A. An application for a marriage license shall be accompanied by: (1) A certified copy of each party's birth certificate. (2) The written consent for a minor to marry, or the court's authorization for the minor to marry, or both, as required by Chapter 6 of Title XV of the Children's Code.* (3) If applicable, the declaration of intent for a covenant marriage, as provided in Part VII of this Chapter. B. It shall be unlawful for any officer authorized to issue a marriage license in this state to issue a license to any male or female unless both parties first present and file with such officer a certified copy of their original birth certificate. A photostatic or photographic reproduction of the certified copy of the birth certificate may be filed with the officer.◀︎ Back to Louisiana Marriage Laws ︎︎︎︎︎◀︎ Back to Marriage Laws Home
Acts 1988, No. 344, §1; Acts 1988, No. 345, §1, eff. July 7, 1988; Acts 1988, No. 808, §1, eff. July 18, 1988; Acts 1995, No. 415, §1; Acts 1997, No. 1380, §2.