Copy Services

Obtaining a Certified Copy
Certified copies of marriage licenses are available, for a $10 fee, upon request in person or by mail after the license has been returned by the officiator. If requesting a certified copy by mail, please include the following with your request:
  • Names of the couple at the time of the application
  • The date of the marriage
  • Include $10 fee for each certified copy made payable to the "Recorder of Deeds Department"
  • The marriage license number, if known
Normally the day the request is received or the next morning, the certified copy will be returned to the requester. All written requests should be sent to:
Historic Truman Courthouse
Recorder of Deeds Department
112 W Lexington
Suite 30
Independence, MO 64050

Obtaining a Copy of a Marriage License
Copies of a marriage license can be obtained "free-of-charge" by searching online. Copies can also be obtained at either of our office locations for a small fee.