MARRIAGE LICENSE’S ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
The Milam County Clerk’s Office will issue Marriage License Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Effective June 29th, 2015 the Milam County Clerk's Office will issue Same Sex Marriage License's per Supreme Court Ruling June 26th 2015
Persons applying shall appear together or separately( but still the same day) before the county clerk.
Each Applicant shall submit proof of identity and age, for example:
- Certified copy of birth certificate
- Driver's License
- Any document issued by the State of Texas, another state, the United Stated Government, or a foreign government. (Must be translated in English)
If required a document establishing parental consent, documents establishing that a prior marriage has been dissolved, or a court order.
- If an applicant is under 18 years of age, he/she must have parental consent.
- If an applicant is under 16 years of age, he/she must have a court order in addition to parental consent.
- Social Security Number.
- Neither party can have been divorced within the previous thirty days in this state.
- Applicants cannot be related to each other as an ancestor or descendant, by blood or adoption; a brother or sister, of the whole or half blood or by adoption; a parent's brother or sister of the whole or half blood or by adoption; a son or daughter or a brother or sister of the whole or half blood or by adoption.
- The fee for the license is $82.00.
- The fee is reduced by $22.00 when couple presents us with a completed certificate of Premarital Education Course ( Twogether in Texas Certificate Only).
- No blood test is required.
The marriage license expires at the end of the 90-day period immediately following the date the license is issued if the ceremony has not been conducted within that period.
The marriage ceremony may not take place during a 72-hour period immediately following the issuance of the license unless:
- An applicant is a member of the Armed Forces of the United States and is on active duty;
- Works for the US Dept of Defense as a department employee or under a contract with the department;
- Obtains a written waiver from County or District Judge; and
- Those who complete a premarital education course and provide the County Clerk with a premarital education course completion certificate.