West Virginia has 55 offices where a marriage license can be acquired. Phone numbers as well as map and accompanying driving direction links are provided for every address.
If either partner is under 18, parental consent forms must be signed.
You will need a certified copy of your birth certificate.
A minor who is pregnant still requires parental consent. If you were previously married, the date of your divorce or the date of your spouse's death must be provided.
Bring a certified copy of the divorce decree or death certificate.
If necessary, a copy of your divorce records or spouse's death certificate can be ordered from your local vital records office and mailed to you.
When you are married, you will receive a marriage certificate, which is a piece of paper proving that you are legally married.
Likewise, marriage licenses issued by a county in West Virginia must not be used for marriage in another state.
As long as both parties to the marriage are 18 years of age or older, or otherwise emancipated from their parents, there is no waiting period before the license is issued.
If one or both of the parties to the marriage are under 18 years of age, there is a 3 day waiting period before the license will be issued. No, you can get married immediately after your marriage license is issued.