Marry Me!

Getting married in Alaska is pretty easy. There are a few things to consider though…the laws! Below is the information you need in order to start planning your wedding:

ID Requirement: Picture ID such as a driver’s license.

Residency Requirement: You do not have to be a resident of Alaska.

Previous Marriages: If divorced within the last 60 days, a certified copy of the divorce decree is needed.

Covenant Marriage: No.

Waiting Period: Three (3) business days.

Fees: $40.

Other Tests: No blood or medical tests required.

Cousin Marriage: Yes.

Common Law Marriage: No.

Same Sex Marriages: No.

Under 18: Need certified copy of birth certificate, both parents must be present with identification, or if you have a legal guardian they must be present with a court order and identification.

Officiants: A minister, priest, recognized leader, or rabbi of any church or congregation in the state, a commissioned officer of the Salvation Army, marriage commissioner, or a judicial officer of the state.

Miscellaneous: License is valid for ninety (90) days anywhere in Alaska.

Vital Statistics:
P.O. Box 110610
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0610
Phone: 907.465.3393

Please note: Information and laws are subject to change. You are encouraged to call 907.465.3393 and verify this information with the State of Alaska.