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 "New" to Coos County  - Online Marriage Application

Complete your Marriage Application online then come into the Clerk's Office to complete the process.

                                                      Online Marriage Form

                                                                    Online Application Form

  • Both parties are required to appear at the Coos County Clerk's office at the Courthouse in Coquille (250 N. Baxter St., Coquille, Or.)
  • Marriage Applications processed Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 11:30 am and 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm, except holidays.
  • Application is completed by the couple and an oath is issued.
  • Photo ID is required for both parties
  • No medical examination is required by the State of Oregon
  • Payment of fee - $50.00 (cash only)

Information required on license application:

  • Father's full names (first, middle, last)
  • Mother's full Maiden names (first, middle, last)
  • The states or foreign country in which all parents were born.
  • The name(s) the couple will take after the ceremony.
  • Social Security numbers
  • Previous marriage end date


Important information:

  • There is a 3 day waiting period in Oregon.  The license becomes effective on the 3rd day from the date of issuance and is valid for 60 days.
  • Officiants Instructions


Age requirement:

  • 18 years old or older
  • 17 years may purchase a license with parental consent. Consenting parent must appear with the couple and complete an affidavit of consent. A Certified Copy of applicants Birth Certificate and valid Photo ID of the consenting parent is required.

Frequently asked questions:


Am I eligible to get a marriage license in Coos County?

How do I apply for a marriage license?

Where is the office located and what hours can I apply for an marriage license?

I want to change my name.  What are my options?

I need the 3 day waiting period waived.  How do I do that?

Who can marry us?

What if our officiant got ordained online?

What about witnesses?

What happens after the ceremony?

I've changed my name on my marriage license.  What do I do now?

How do I get a certified copy of my marriage license?

I need an appostille seal on my marriage record.  Where do I go?

There is a mistake on my marriage license.  How do I fix it?

Need extra help?

Coos County Wedding Official List

Order Form For Certified Copy Of Your Marriage License



County Clerk - Debbie Heller

Coos County Courthouse
250 N. Baxter
Coquille, OR 97423

Records Division:
Phone: 541-396-7600
Elections Division:
Phone: 541-396-7610


Office hours are:
8:00 AM – 12:00 noon;
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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