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What do I need to get married?
In the state of Missouri, in order to be legally married, you must have obtained a marriage license prior to your marriage ceremony. The ceremony must take place in the state of Missouri within 30 days of the application. The Recorder of Deeds Department can issue you a marriage license. This license is valid in any county in Missouri.

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1. What do I need to get married?
2. Where do I apply for a marriage license?
3. When can I apply for a marriage license?
4. What information is required to obtain a marriage license?
5. How much does a marriage license cost?
6. Is a blood test required for a marriage license?
7. After I apply for the marriage license, how soon can I get married?
8. Can someone at the Recorder of Deeds perform my marriage?
9. Who can perform a wedding ceremony?
10. Is there any special information I need if I am getting married after being divorced?