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Where do I apply for a marriage license?
Jackson County has 2 locations where you may apply for a marriage license:
Jackson County Courthouse
Recorder of Deeds Department
415 East 12th Street
Room 104
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
Phone: 816-881-1576

Historic Truman Courthouse
112 W Lexington
Suite 30
Independence, Missouri 64050
Phone: 816-881-4608

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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?