Applicants must be 18 years of age with legal proof of age; or:
Minors ages 16-17
Individuals requesting a marriage license who are 16 or 17 years of age must provide a certified birth certificate and have parental or legal guardian consent to be married.
The parent or legal guardian must give sworn consent in-person at the time of application and must have proper identification.
If the parents of the minor are divorced, consent shall be given by the parent having legal custody of the minor as evidenced by an oath of affirmation to the clerk.
If the parents of the minor are divorced and have been awarded joint custody of the minor, consent shall be given by the parent having physical custody of the minor the majority of the time as evidenced by an oath of affirmation to the clerk.
If the minor is not in the custody of a parent, the legal guardian shall provide the consent and provide proof of guardianship by court order as well as an oath of affirmation.
Minors age 15
Applicants who are 15 years of age must provide a certified birth certificate and
obtain a written authorization to marry from a judge of the juvenile court by completing the form provided by the Grand County Clerk/Auditor’s Office.
Consent from a parent or legal guardian is also required. Parents or legal guardians must give sworn consent in person at the time of application.
Minors age 14
Minors 14 years and younger may not obtain a marriage license
Any persons related to each other within, but not including the fifth degree of consanguinity (generally means first cousins) may not marry, except for the following:
First cousins may marry if both are 65 years of age or older
First cousins may marry if both are 55 years of age or older and the district court in the county where they reside finds that either is incapable of reproduction