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Marriage License 
Kissing the Bride


Deschutes County Clerks Office

Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

1300 NW Wall Street,  Suite 202

Bend, OR 97703



Online applications:

  • License fee is 56.00 

  • Applicants need not be Oregon residents

  • The three (3) day waiting period begins the first day AFTER you apply for your license. It ends the third (3) day following the day of application. In example: If you obtain your license on Monday, the first day you can legally be wed is the following Friday. The license is valid for sixty (60) days beginning on the 3rd day after your application.

  •  Both must be at least 18 years of age or older

  • An Oregon marriage license is only valid for weddings that are performed within the state of Oregon

  • Blood tests and physical exams are not required to obtain a marriage license

  • Same sex marriages are legally recognized in the State of Oregon

  • Witnesses are not necessary to apply for a license, but state laws requires that at least two witnesses over 18 to be present at the ceremony to sign the marriage license

  • Your minister cannot be a witness

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