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There is a statutory three-day waiting period, exclusive of the day of application, and the license will be issued on the 4th day. As a general rule, applicants should apply no less than 5 days before and no more than 65 days before the ceremony. The County Clerk’s Office suggests application for a marriage license be made a month prior to the ceremony. In some instances, a waiver of the waiting period may be granted at the discretion of the County Clerk, due to unusual circumstances. The cost of the waiver is $25.00 and must be approved by the County Clerk before applying for your marriage license. Waivers will not be granted to anyone under the age of 18.
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Marriage license applicants can apply by appointment at:
Ozaukee County Administration Building (Downtown)County Clerk’s Office, Room 128121 W. Main StreetPort Washington, WI 53074(262)284-8110 or (262)238-8110
A fee of $100.00 to be paid at the time of application. Sorry, no refunds.CASH ONLY.