North Dakota Marriage Laws

14-03-20 - License and certificate

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North Dakota Century Code ? Title 14: Domestic Relations and Person ? Chapter 3: Marriage Contract

License and certificate

The marriage license and certificate of the person solemnizing the marriage must be upon one blank form in duplicate consisting of two pages with a perforated seam to make it readily detachable. The form must be substantially as follows: MARRIAGE LICENSE State of North Dakota ) ) ss. County of _________ ) To any person authorized by law to perform the marriage ceremony: You may join in marriage __________ of ___________, aged _____ who has ______ been divorced, and ___________ of __________, aged _____ who has ______ been divorced. You shall return this license and your certificate to my office within five days. Dated _________, ______. (Seal) _______________________ Recorder/Designated Official CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE I certify that the persons named in the foregoing license, _________ and _________, whose names after marriage are ___________ and __________, respectively, were joined in marriage by me at ___________, county of __________, State of North Dakota, on __________, _____. In the presence of ___________________________ ) ___________________________ ___________________________ ) ___________________________ Witnesses Every marriage license must contain the full name of each party before the marriage. Every certificate of marriage must contain the full name of each party before and after the marriage and be signed by two witnesses to the marriage in addition to the signature of the person who solemnized the marriage.

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