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Marriage

Marriage

Decorations and signs hanging on the wall that read "Scott County Recorder". Another board reads "Licensed to Marry".

Marriage Application

You may apply for a Marriage License at any County Recorder in Iowa as long as the ceremony is to be performed in Iowa. Marriage Applications are accepted in Scott County between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. For questions call (563) 326-8650.

To apply for a Marriage License:

  • The marriage applicants and one witness (all must be 18 years or older) must appear in person,
  • All three must present photo identification (drivers license or state ID).
  • $35.00 fee includes a certified copy of the Marriage Certificate.

In Scott County, the Marriage License is issued at the time of application. However, there is a four (4) day waiting period before the actual marriage may occur.

Once the Certificate of Marriage has been returned to the Recorder's office and placed on record, a certified copy will be mailed to the newlyweds.

News & Notices

Passport services at the Scott County Recorder's Office are suspended until January 2020. Sorry for any inconvenience. Please contact the post office for passport processing services. Tuesday Nov 5, 2019 was the last day of services until 2020.
Posted: November 1, 2019