How do I schedule a civil marriage ceremony?
To schedule a civil marriage ceremony, contact Court Administration by calling 218-299-5065. View the following requirements:
  • Clay County requires you not to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol during a marriage ceremony.
  • You need to provide your own witnesses.
  • You need to be able to speak English; they do not provide translators.
  • Stop at the Clay County Recorder's Office the day of your wedding to prepare the license you have already been issued.
  • Check in with Court Administration.

Marriage ceremonies can be performed at the Clay County Courthouse for no fee.

For ceremonies outside of the Clay County Courthouse, contact Judge Lawson by calling 218-299-5065.

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1. What is a civil or court wedding?
2. What is the fee for a civil ceremony?
3. What do I need to bring to the ceremony?
4. Where do I get a marriage license?
5. What do I need to obtain a marriage license?
6. How do I schedule a civil marriage ceremony?