Portland Oregon Marriage Licenses & County Clerks

It is so simple to apply for a marriage license in Portland. Get the wedding planning started by learning how to get it! We have the info you need to apply today.

There are some things to think about when you apply for your license. First, you must wait for three days before it’s legal. So if you’re tying the knot soon, apply right away in person, by mail, or online. Two people must witness your marriage and sign your license. So make sure you bring some friends! A certified copy of your license is sent to you when you pay the fees. A wedding license makes a great keepsake, so pick up a frame, too!

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Don’t want a fancy or stressful wedding? No problem! A Justice of the Peace and a few loved ones is all you need. Your wedding day can be lovely, easy, and low stress. Lots of people are happy to skip the big event and get married in private. And sometimes simple is better!

Portland is an awesome place to get married. Marry the one you love without any red tape in the Rose City. We are proud to be a state that accepts all faiths, genders, and beliefs. To be married here, all you need is love. So contact your county clerk today, and make it official!

Clackamas County Clerk

1710 Red Soils Ct.
Oregon City, OR 97045
(503) 655-8551


Clark County Clerk

1300 Franklin Street, 2nd Floor
Vancouver, WA 98666
(360) 397-2208


Multnomah County Clerk

501 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Suite 175
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 988-3326


Washington County Clerk

Yamhill County Clerk

414 NE Evans Street
McMinnville, OR 97128
(503) 434-7518