Licenses

COVID-19 Status Update - 5/4/2020 11:00 AM

Scott County Customer Service continues to accept transactions through the drop boxes for tabs, title transfers, disability certificates, duplicate titles and other deputy registrar services. We are also able to accept applications for marriage licenses via email, fax, mail or drop box. This does not include driver’s license as face-to-face transactions are still prohibited.

Please ensure that all transactions left in the drop boxes have a phone number enclosed. Requests will be processed within 24 hours and returned via mail.

Please follow us on Facebook to see our step by step videos on how to process transactions during a building closure. Questions? You can also reach out to us via email customerservicevm@co.scott.mn.us or call 952-496-8432. We have staff ready and available to answer your questions from 8 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday.
If you purchase a marriage license in Minnesota you must get married in Minnesota. There is no waiting period for a license, it will be issued to you immediately.  Your license is valid for six months.
   
Marriage Application Instructions (PDF) 
    
Print the Marriage Application (PDF), fill it out completely, sign and submit it to us with a copy of your identification (driver's license, ID card, or passport).  The application and ID documents can be submitted in multiple ways- Please follow the submission instructions listed in the marriage application instructions document. 

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Cost


  • Regular Fee: $115
  • Reduced Fee: $40  with reduced fee Educator's Statement (must be submitted at the time of application)

You can pay with check (payable to Scott County) or credit card. If you pay with a credit card you will be paying a 2.45% convenience fee.

Additional Information


A marriage must be witnessed by two adults (16 or older), you are not required to be a Minnesota Resident.

Make sure all info is correct on application. Once the marriage certificate is filed, no corrections can be made without a court order.
  
Looking for someone to perform your ceremony?
    Here is a list of judges and marriage officiants who perform ceremonies in Scott County.

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