West Virginia Code 48-2-106

Proof of age.

Proof of age. At the time of the execution of the application, the clerk or other person administering the oath to the applicants shall require evidence of the age of each of the applicants and shall not issue a license until it has been confirmed that each applicant satisfies the age requirements for marriage set forth by §48-2-301 of this code. Evidence of age may be as follows: (1) A certified copy of a birth certificate or a duplicate certificate produced by any means that accurately reproduces the original; (2) A voter's registration certificate; (3) An operator's or chauffeur's license; (4) The affidavit of both parents or the legal guardian of the applicant; or (5) Other good and sufficient evidence.

Amended June 2023 HB3018

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