The rules and regulations given below are for the applicants who like to apply for a marriage license in Wisconsin State. They are:
• Usually, the applicants – male and female – must apply in person together in order to get a marriage license. Though this is a must which the applicants have to follow, they may get exemptions considering certain situations.
• The County Clerks’ Office issues the marriage license. The applicants must get their marriage license from the office which falls in the area where the bride lives. The applicants who live out of Wisconsin State should get their marriage license in the county where they will get married.
• In Wisconsin State, the minimum required age for both applicants to apply for a marriage license is 18 years. If their parents give their approval for the marriage, then it is enough for the both applicants to be 16 years old. But the parents must give their approval in person, though there are some exemptions to this rule considering certain conditions.
• The applicants must produce their original IDs while applying for a marriage license. The required IDs are: Driver’s License issued in Wisconsin State which shows current address of the applicants. If not, then the applicants must provide 2 or 3 pieces of mail showing their current address. Along with Driver’s License, the applicants must submit a certified copy of their birth certificates.
• The Proof of Dissolution must be produced if any of the applicants has been married before.
• There are no mandatory medical examinations for the applicants to get a marriage license.
• The applicants have to wait for 5 days to get their marriage license.
• The unsigned marriage license is valid throughout the state for 30 days from its date of issue.
• In Wisconsin State, the marriage license fee varies from $50.00 to $120.00. In some places, the applicants may have to pay in cash only to get the marriage license.