License fee is $30 payable by cash or credit card.
Licenses must be used in Colorado within 35 days of being issued.
Proof of Identification and Age:
Valid Driver’s License
Military ID with a photo
Inmate ID with photo and date of birth
Tribal Identification Card with a photo
If either party is under 18 years of age:
Judicial order from the courts is required
Social Security Number required to apply for a Marriage / Civil Union License
Last four digits of social security number required for a Marriage License
Entire social security number is required for a Civil Union.
If an applicant does not have a social security number they will complete and sign and affidavit while appearing for the license appointment.
Additional requirements if one of the parties is divorced:
Date of the divorce
Type of court
The city and state where the divorce occurred
Prohibited Marriage and Civil Union Licenses:
Ancestor and descendant
Uncle and Niece; Aunt and Nephew
Request a Copy of Your License
To request a copy of your Marriage license or Civil Union license that was recorded in Montrose County, Colorado, please download the request form below and fill out completely. Bring to our office, or mail to:
Recording Office 317 South 2nd Street Montrose, CO 81401