Marriage Licenses


The County Clerk’s office will be closed on Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day.  The office will reopen on Monday, July 6, at 7:30 am. 

Starting Monday, June 15, 2020, the Lancaster County Clerk’s Office will resume all in-person services.  With the ongoing concern of exposure to COVID-19, the Clerk’s Office strongly encourages the public to wear masks and to observe social distancing.  

Marriage license applications will still be accepted by mail.    

Please note: Marriage licenses can only be issued for ceremonies performed within the State of Nebraska.

Getting a License


Fees & Payments

Marriage licenses are $25.

Certified copies are $9 each.

A certified copy of a marriage license is required for name changes and other legal purposes.

Payment can be made by check or debit/credit card. Credit/debit cards will reflect a minimum service fee of $1 or 2.35% per transaction, whichever is larger.

Ceremony & Post Ceremony Information