• Marriage & Civil Union License Fees

    Payment accepted in cash, check or credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover).
    If paying by check, make it payable to: Manager of Finance.

     Marriage Licensing
       Marriage License $30.00 
       Marriage License or Application certified copy 1.25 
       Marriage License or Application copy 0.25 
     Recording of Marriage Certificate
       Within 63 days  $0.00 
       After 63 days (late fee) 20.00 
       Each additional day after 63 (up to $50.00) 5.00 
     Certified Copies
       First page $1.25 
       Each additional page 0.25 

    Payment accepted in cash, check or credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover). 
    If paying by check, make it payable to: Manager of Finance.

     Civil Union  Licensing
       Civil Union License $30.00 
       Civil Union License or Application certified copy 1.25 
       Civil Union License or Application copy 0.25 
     Recording
     Civil Union Certificate
       Within 63 days  $0.00 
       After 63 days (late fee) 20.00 
       Each additional day after 63 (up to $50.00) 5.00 
     Designated Beneficiary Agreement and Revocation
       First page $11.00 
       Each additional page 5.00 
       Certified copy (2 page recording)   3.00 
       Large-print format (3 page recording) 21.00 
       Large-print certified copy 3.50 
      Certificate of Committed/Domestic Partnership $25.00 
     Certified Copies
       First page $1.25 
       Each additional page 0.25 

    Marriage & Civil Union Forms

    • Online Civil Union License Application - Save time by filling out your civil union license application form online. Fill out the form, write down your confirmation number, and we'll retrieve your record when you come in to our office to obtain your license.
    • Civil Union License Requirements - This document contains all of the information required to obtain a civil union license. Please print a copy, use it as a checklist, and bring it with you to the Clerk and Recorder's office.
    • Civil Union License Absentee Affidavit - This fillable form is for an intended partner who cannot apply for a civil union license in person. This form must be notarized. 
    • Civil Union Record Request - Use this to request civil union records on file with the Denver Clerk and Recorder.
    • Consent of Guardian - This form must accompany civil union application for persons under guardianship. 
    • No Social Security Number Affidavit - This form must accompany a civil union application if applicant does not have a U.S. Social Security number.
    • Notice of Limitations and Late Fees - This form contains important information regarding limitations and late fees associated with a civil union license.
    • Requisitos para Licencia de Unión Civil - Este documento contiene toda la información requerida para obtener la licencia de unión civil. Imprima por favor una copia, utilícela como lista de verificación y tráigala con usted a la oficina de la Secretaria y Registradora.
    • Solicitud para Licencia de Unión Civil - Este es una forma que uno puede completar en la computadora. Imprima la solicitud completada y tráigala con usted. Por favor de revisar el documento de requisitos para la licencia de unión civil arriba antes de completar esta solicitud.

    Online Marriage & Civil Union Applications

    Our new Online Service allows you to apply for a Marriage or Civil Union License. Visit the link below to begin the process today.

    Marriage & Civil Union Stats Available

    We are now posting our monthly marriage license stats and civil union license stats online. Marriages in Denver are up this year!
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