Witness Requirements on Marriage License

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Witness Requirements on Marriage License

Many states require that 1 - 2 witnesses also sign the marriage license.

It is a requirement in many states that a witness, or pair of witnesses, also sign the marriage license. The witness(es) must complete their required fields on the license and sign the document. Traditionally this is done by the maid of honor and/or best man.

Marriage License Witness Requirements by State


Alabama

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Alaska

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

Arizona

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

Arkansas

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

California

REQUIRED WITNESSESONE ADULT

Colorado

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

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Connecticut

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Delaware

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

District of Columbia

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Florida

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Georgia

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Hawaii

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

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Idaho

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Illinois

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Indiana

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Iowa

REQUIRED WITNESSESONE ADULT

Kansas

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

Kentucky

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

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Louisiana

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

Maine

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

Maryland

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Massachusetts

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Michigan

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

Minnesota

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

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Mississippi

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Missouri

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Montana

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Nebraska

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

Nevada

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

New Hampshire

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

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New Jersey

REQUIRED WITNESSESONE ADULT

New Mexico

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

New York

REQUIRED WITNESSESONE ADULT

North Carolina

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

North Dakota

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

Ohio

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

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Oklahoma

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

Oregon

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

Pennsylvania

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Puerto Rico

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Rhode Island

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

South Carolina

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

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South Dakota

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Tennessee

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Texas

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

US Virgin Islands

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Utah

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

Vermont

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

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Virginia

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Washington

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

West Virginia

REQUIRED WITNESSESNONE

Wisconsin

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

Wyoming

REQUIRED WITNESSESTWO ADULTS

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