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(Any documents not in English must be translated and notarized)
*Documentary Proof of Identification and Residence: Both applicants must present proof of identification and residence. This is a valid (not expired) driver’s license or State ID showing photo for identification and reflecting your current address. If a current address is not shown on the driver’s license, a utility bill or other official correspondence addressed to that person must be presented. Both applicants must provide proof of residence and one applicant must prove residency in Ozaukee County for more than 30 days.
*Social Security Card: Both parties are required to bring Social Security cards or a document with your name and complete Social Security number will be accepted; Ex. W-2 or Military I.D.
*Certified Birth Certificates: All applicants must present a state Certified birth certificate. If you were born in Wisconsin, you can obtain a state certified birth certificate from any Register of Deeds in the State. Please do not bring in any of the following: hospital certificate (usually with footprints), baptismal certificate, notification of birth registration, or a photocopy of a birth certificate, as these are not acceptable.
*Divorce Papers or Death Certificates-see clarification below.
*Date of Ceremony- wedding date must be set before applying for license.
*Officiant-You will need to know the name, address, telephone number and email of the person performing your wedding ceremony.
For more information, please contact Julianne Winkelhorst.
Application should be made at least 7 days before the wedding (due to the 5 day waiting period) but not more than 35 days before the wedding. For more information, please contact Julianne Winkelhorst.
You can get married by a judge and then later marry in a church. You will need the license for the Judge and that day will be your wedding date. Getting married in a church would be like renewing your vows. For more information, please contact Julianne Winkelhorst.