Marriage and Civil Union License Application

Application Information

COST: $30.00 

A civil union or marriage license may be issued in any county in Colorado and used in any county in Colorado. The 3 steps to obtain your license in Grand County are outlined below.

  1. Complete the application online.  Online AND call for an appointment to obtain the license.  Call 970-725-3064.
  2. Obtain the license in person at the Grand County Clerk and Recorder’s Office located in the Grand County Administrative Building at 308 Byers Avenue in Hot Sulphur Springs. Both parties must present a valid government-issued form of photo ID. (Valid forms of ID include: A current US passport, current foreign passport w/ valid visa and any current state-issued ID or DL) The license will be issued over the counter and is valid for 35 days - including the date of issuance – for use anywhere in the State of Colorado.
  3. Return the completed marriage / civil union certificate to the Grand County Clerk and Recorder’s office within 63 days of the marriage to be recorded. Certified copies can be requested at The fee is $1.25 per certified copy. 

RESTRICTIONS: There are restrictions to the issuance of civil union and marriage licenses, including but not limited to matters concerning age, blood relationship, marital status, union status or guardianship status. If one party can not appear due to illness or incarceration, he or she must complete an Absentee Application. A civil union license may be issued to any couple and a marriage license may also be issued to any couple. For additional information please contact this office at 970-725-3064.

Marriage and Civil Union License Application

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