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Alameda County, California
Clerk-Recorder Web Access
For your convenience, this website allows you to apply for a Marriage License online.

IMPORTANT
Both applicants must appear in person at the Alameda County Clerk Recorder's Office to complete the online process AND to obtain the official marriage license to marry.

Any application not completed within fifteen (15) days will have to be resubmitted.

Instructions
  • Complete ALL fields for each applicant. If a field does not apply to you, please enter a dash in that field.
  • Applicants must be unmarried. You may not be currently married to each other or to other individuals.
  • If either party was previously married or in a State Registered Domestic Partnership (SRDP), you must provide the exact date of the previous marriage or SRDP ended and how it ended (death, dissolution, divorce, or annulment).
  • If the previous marriage or SRDP ended by dissolution, divorce, or annulment within the last 30 days, you must present a certified copy of the final judgment issued by the court.
  • Click on "APPLY" to submit your application electronically
  • Reminder: Both applicants must appear in person at the Alameda County Clerk-Recorder's Office to complete the online process and to obtain the official marriage license to marry.
  • Parties must present valid government-issued photo identification as proof of full name and date of birth. Examples of acceptable forms of Identification include, Driver's license or State Identification, Passport, Military I.D., Consulate Card. In addition, Certified Copy of Birth Certificates and/or Certified Copy of Court Order Name Changes will need to be provided if photo identification does not contain full name.
    • Requests for Marriage Licenses accepted until 3:45 p.m.
    • Last Marriage Ceremony performed at 4:00 p.m.
    • No ceremonies offered at the Tri-Valley location.
  • We accept cash, checks, debit cards (no credit cards).

  • If you have any questions, please contact the Alameda County Clerk-Recorder's Customer Service Unit at (510)272-6362.
PUBLIC MARRIAGE LICENSE

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE
Applicant 1 Information
 Applicant 1 First Name Middle  Current Last  Last Name at Birth
 Date of Birth  State/Country of Birth  Number of Previous Marriages/SRDP  Last Marriage/SRDP Ended by Date Ended
Drop Down Calendar
 Residence-Street and Number  City  State/Country  Zip Code
 Full Birth Name of Father/Parent  State/Country of Birth  Full Birth Name of Mother/Parent  State/Country of Birth
Applicant 2 Information
 Applicant 2 First Name Middle  Current Last  Last Name at Birth
 Date of Birth  State/Country of Birth  Number of Previous Marriages/SRDP  Last Marriage/SRDP Ended by Date Ended
Drop Down Calendar
 Residence-Street and Number  City  State/Country  Zip Code
 Full Birth Name of Father/Parent  State/Country of Birth  Full Birth Name of Mother/Parent  State/Country of Birth
New Names
Applicant 1 New Middle Name New Last Name
Applicant 2 New Middle Name New Last Name
-- Click 'Apply' to process this application.
-- Click 'Clear' to clear this application.

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