Requirements for a Kentucky Marriage License

  1. The bride and groom must apply for the license together
  2. Both must be 18 years old or older
  3. There is no waiting period, blood test, or physical requirements
  4. The marriage license is valid for 30 days, including the date issued
  5. The marriage license is valid anywhere in the Commonwealth of Kentucky
  6. Both must present an acceptable form of ID, such as a drivers’s license, government issued picture ID, passport, and both social security cards.
  7. There is a $39.50 fee for the license

NOTE: Kentucky does not marry minors whose parents reside outside the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Debbie Jones
Boyd County Clerk

Boyd County Courthouse
2800 Louisa St.
Catlettsburg, Ky. 41129

Phone: (606) 739-5116
Email: [email protected]

Branch Offices
Cedar Knoll Mall
Phone: (606) 929-9595

Ashland Office
335 16th Street
Ashland, Ky. 41101
Phone: (606) 325-3547