Marriage License Information
Both parties need to come to:
Lincoln County Clerk's Office
Room 201 (in the County Courthouse)
225 West Olive Street
Newport, Oregon 97365
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 ceremony, which is required.
- If you would like to schedule a ceremony with the county clerk, call 541-265-0384 prior to your wedding day.
Both parties 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 party 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