The law requires the Recorder of Deeds to verify each applicant's identity and age. Verification is done in person at either of the Jackson County Recorder offices through the following documents, which must be valid (e.g. not expired):
Driver's License, or
Missouri ID or State ID, or
U.S. Passport, or
Foreign Passport, or
Military ID, or
Certified copy of U.S. Birth Certificate, plus U.S. government-issued photo ID, or
Social Security card.
If either applicant is 16 or 17 years of age, please click here.