Certified Copy of Marriage License

The Lancaster County Clerk's Office can only issue certified copies of the following marriage licenses:

  • Licenses issued by Lancaster County between mid-June 1976 to the present

Obtain a Copy

You may request a certified copy of a marriage license in person, via mail or via email.  To obtain a certified copy of a marriage license, please fill out the Certified Request Form (PDF). You will need to include the following information:

  • Both applicants' full names - including maiden name(s), if applicable
  • Date of Marriage
  • A copy of your valid photo ID (i.e.: unexpired driver's license or state ID)
  • $9 per certified copy (or $0.25 per photocopy)

Important: Please remember to sign the request form and include a copy of your photo ID and payment.

Expedite Request

If you would like to expedite your request and are paying by credit/debit card, you can send the completed request form and a copy of your photo ID via email to the County Clerk's Office.

Marriage Licenses Issued Prior to 1976

If you are interested in obtaining a copy of a marriage license issued between the years of 1909 and 1976 (mid-June), please contact the Nebraska Health and Human Services Department - Vital Records Division at 402-471-2871 or online at Vital Records.

For marriage licenses issued prior to 1913, please contact the Nebraska State Historical Society.