Marriage Application information provided by the Iowa County, Iowa Recorders office including Application and Instructions.

  Iowa County, Iowa - Recorder Information
  Marriage Application

Vital Records Applications can now be found at the Iowa Department of Public Healthís website. Click here to be taken to their website.

You may apply for a Marriage License at any County Recorderís office in Iowa as long as the ceremony is performed in Iowa. Marriage Applications are accepted in Iowa County between the hours of 8:30 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.

To apply for a Marriage License in the Recorderís Office:

Party A, Party B, and one witness (must be 18 years or older) must appear in person,
All three must present photo identification (driverís license or government issued ID),
$35.00 fee includes a certified copy of the Marriage Certificate.


There is a 3-day waiting period before the License is valid and the actual marriage may occur.

Once the marriage has been performed and the Certificate of Marriage has been returned to the Recorderís office and placed on record, a certified copy will be mailed to Party A and Party B. Either Party may use use this certified copy for a name change on social security and driverís license, etc.

Notarized marriage applications (see revised instructions on this page) may be mailed to our office and your marriage packet will be returned to you via mail. (Money orders only - no personal checks will be accepted via mail).  License can be used anywhere in Iowa.



  Vital Records Applications can now be found at the Iowa Department of Public Healthís website. Click here to be taken to their website.

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Address of office:
901 Court Avenue

Marengo, IA 52301

Hours Office is open:
Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M - 4:30 P.M.

Phone Number:
(319) 642-3622

FAX Number:
(319) 642-5562

Office holder name:
Sherry Pope

Employees in Office:
Helen Mulligan

Julie Storck

Downloadable forms
used in the office

Other Related Links:
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