You can apply for a marriage license at either of the 2 Jackson County Recorder of Deeds offices: Jackson County Courthouse
Recorder of Deeds Office
415 E 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64106
Historic Truman Courthouse
Recorder of Deeds Department
112 W Lexington
Independence, MO 64050
When to Apply
Both offices are open Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except for legal holidays.
Both parties must appear together at the Recorder of Deeds office.
Both must be at least 18 years old to marry without parental consent. If either applicant is 16 or 17 years of age, please click here.
Both must provide their Social Security numbers. (No SSN card is required.)
Both must have proper identification.
Note: If either applicant is divorced or widowed, applicant(s) must provide the month/year the last marriage ended.