Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:225

Documents required; attachments

A. An application for a marriage license shall be accompanied by: (1)(a) A certified copy of each party's birth certificate as provided by R.S. 9:226. (b) If the applicant does not have a birth certificate, the applicant shall obtain an order signed by a judge waiving the requirement pursuant to R.S. 9:228. (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. (4) A valid and unexpired driver's license, a government issued identification card, or a valid and unexpired passport from the country of his birth or an unexpired visa accompanied by Form I-94 as issued by the United States. B.(1) 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 the officer a certified copy of their original birth certificate. (2) A photostatic or photographic reproduction of the certified copy of the birth certificate shall be filed with the officer.

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; Acts 2015, No. 436, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2016.

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