Lincoln County Clerk

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Marriage License Information

Both the bride and the groom need to come to:

Lincoln County Clerk's Office
Room 201 (in the County Courthouse)
225 West Olive Street
Newport, Oregon

Marriage Licenses are issued between the hours of 8:30am and 4:00pm, Monday through Friday.

The application process will take approximately 15 minutes.

  • The fee for the marriage license is $60, which must be in cash.
  • There is a 3-day waiting period before the license becomes effective, however the waiting period can be waived for an additional $10 fee and the license would be effective immediately.
  • These fees do not include any type of wedding ceremony.

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Both the bride and the groom must be at least 18 years of age (or 17 if accompanied by a parent who will sign a consent form).

Bring a driver's license or ID card for identification.

If either the bride or the groom has been divorced within the past 6 months, they will need to bring a copy of their final divorce decree.

The license is good for 60 days and blood tests are not required.

For information about marriage ceremonies by the county clerk, call 541-265-0384.

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Lincoln County Clerk
Dana W. Jenkins
225 West Olive Street, Room 201 •  Newport, Oregon 97365-3869
(541) 265-4131  •  fax: (541) 265-4950  •