Howard County, Iowa - Recorder Information
You may apply for a Marriage
License at any County Recorderís office in Iowa as long as the ceremony is
performed in Iowa. Marriage Applications are accepted in Howard County between
the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.
To apply for a Marriage License in the Recorderís Office:
Party A, Party B, and one witness (must be 18
years or older)
All three must present photo identification
(driverís license or government issued ID),
$35.00 fee includes a certified copy of the
*There is a 3-day waiting period before the License is valid and
the actual marriage may occur.
*Once the marriage has been
performed and the Certificate of Marriage has been returned to the Recorderís
office and placed on record, a certified copy will be mailed to Party A and
Party B. Either Party may use this certified copy for a name change on social
security and driverís license, etc.
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