Marriage Licenses

Application Process

Chippewa County now offers online marriage license applications through the Minnesota Official Marriage System

To complete the application process, both applicants need to appear in our office and sign for the license. Or you may apply in our office Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Photo Identification is required for all applicants.


Type Fee
Regular fee $115
Reduced fee $40

In order to qualify for the reduced fee, the parties must submit, at the time of application, a Statement of Premarital Education which states the parties have completed at least 12 hours of premarital education.


The marriage license will be provided to the couple upon signing the completed application and paying for the license. The license can be used in any county in the State of Minnesota, within 6 months of the application date.

Additional Information

For additional information, please contact the Chippewa County Recorder's Office at 320-269-9431.