To obtain a marriage license in Shelby County,Tennessee
both parties must appear in person.
The age requirement in Tennessee is as follows:
Over 20..... A Picture ID
18-20........ A Certified Birth Certificate
Under 18... Contact the license office for more information.
You must also have a social security card, or a legal passport
The license fee is $97.50
($37.50 if you've had premarital counseling, and have a state affidavit from an accredited course provider)
Your Tennessee license is good for 30 days prior to your marriage.
You can obtain your license in The downtown area at:
150 Washington Avenue at the "Hall of Records"
Hours of operation are Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM to 4:15 PM
or the Raleigh/Bartlett area at:
1075 Mullins Station (Old Shelby County Hospital)
Hours of operation are Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
If you wish to contact the Marriage License Office by phone, the number is: 901-222-3015
You must have a valid, state-issued marriage license, in order to be legally married.
Performed by appointment, in an indoor, stained glass setting, in the heart of East Memphis.
Monday thru Friday
from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM;
Saturdays 10:00 AM - Noon