You can now make an appointment for Marriage and Civil Union certificates.
Apply By Mail or Dropbox
Applicants can apply for a marriage license via mail or the dropbox at the addresses listed below. You must be getting married in the State of Colorado within 35 days of application.
- Mail - City and County of Broomfield, Attn: CAC, One DesCombes Dr., Broomfield, CO 80020
- Dropbox - white utility billing dropbox located to the west of the Motor Vehicle Department at the George Di Ciero Building at One DesCombes Dr., Broomfield, CO 80020
To apply for a marriage license, you will need following:
- Completed State of Colorado Application for Marriage License form
- Completed State of Colorado Application for Marriage License form- Spanish
- Copies of your identification (see checklist below)
- Affidavit of No Social Security Number if applicable
- $30.00 license fee. Must be in the form of a check or money order payable to the City and County of Broomfield.
All documents must be legible or it could result in a delay in the issuance of your marriage license.
- Please include your contact information so we can contact you if necessary.
- Marriage license applications will be processed within 24 hours of business hours. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.
- Once your license has been reviewed and approved, the license will be mailed back to the address you provided. If this license is needed immediately, please call us at 303-464-5819 to arrange a pick-up time.
- After your ceremony or self solemnization, return the complete license to the Recording Department via mail or dropbox to be recorded.
- Both applicants must provide the following to obtain a marriage license:
- Proof of ID with date of birth
- Acceptable identification
- Birth Certificate, State issued Driver's License or ID, Military ID, Alien Registration Card, Passport, VISA, Certificate of Naturalization, Department of Corrections ID and Inmate ID.
- All these forms of ID must be current/valid and include a date of birth to verify that the applicant is of legal age to enter into a marriage.
- Acceptable ID's that are not in English must be accompanied with a certified translation.
- Applicant must complete the Affidavit of No Social Security Number, if they do not have a Social Security Number.
- Unacceptable ID
- Consular Matricula Card, Foreign Voter Registration Card, Foreign Driver's License, Expired document of any type
- $30.00 fee for the license (check or money order only)
- Acceptable identification
- If either applicant is divorced, the following information is needed
- Date of Divorce (month/day/year)
- Place of Divorce (County and State)
- Type of court for the divorce
- If either applicant is widowed, the following information is needed
- Date of death (month/day/year)
- Place of death (City and State)
Per Colorado Revised Statutes, Section 14-2-109(2), individuals can appoint another party to act as their proxy and complete the marriage process.
- Applicants for a marriage license must be 18 years of age or older.
- HB19-1316-Modernizing Marriage Laws for Minors requires applicants aged 16 or 17 to obtain a Court Order in order to be issued a Marriage License in the state of Colorado. Parental consent is not enough to obtain a Marriage License.
- Applicants aged 15 or younger May Not be issued a Marriage License.
- Marriages are prohibited if an applicant is already married or between the following:
- Ancestor and descendant
- Brother and sister
- Uncle and niece
- Aunt and nephew
- Marriage licenses must be used within 35 days from the date of issue, anywhere in Colorado
- Marriage licenses may be obtained in any county, regardless of where the ceremony will take place in Colorado
- Blood tests are not required
- A marriage may be performed by the following:
- Individuals by Self-Solemnization
- Court Magistrate
- Religious or tribal official authorized to perform a ceremony
- Other public official authorized to perform a ceremony