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The license must be purchased in the state where the ceremony will be performed. A license issued in Kentucky must be used in Kentucky.
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No. You can apply anytime during office hours, which are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday (except holiday weekends when we will close at 4:30 p.m.) from 8 a.m. through 6 p.m.
Our office does not perform the ceremony. If you want the County Judge to perform your ceremony you should make an appointment with their office. Please call 270-826-3971.
Ministers or priests in regular communion with any religious society may solemnize a marriage, such as judges, county judges, magistrates.
No, they do not. The law that required that was repealed in 1994.
No, the country you were married in should send you its official certificate. The county Clerk's office only records licenses that it issues.
You will take the certified copy we mail you to the Social Security Office such as the one at:Building 32000 N Elm StreetHenderson, KY 42420
No, but you still need to inform the Social Security Office of your marital status. Call our local office at 800-772-1213.
You obtain these at the Henderson Circuit Clerk's Office in the Judicial Center, located at: 5 N Main StreetHenderson, KY 42420
No, you need to bring a valid government-issued ID.