2016 Illinois Marriage License Information

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2016 weddings are underway and we anxiously await the ones to come. For those marrying in 2016 don’t forget the most important document for your day, your marriage license! Below find all the information you will need if you are tying the knot in Illinois. 

How to Apply:
Must apply together, in person, at one of the below offices 
Bring current and valid identification (driver’s license, passport, military ID, etc)
Fill out and sign a marriage license application
Pay $60 fee (cash and most major credit and debit cards are accepted)
Applicants divorced within the last 6 months must present certified decree of divorce
 
Where to Apply:
 
Downtown Chicago – Daley Center – 50 W. Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602 -Call: (312) 603-7790
East Concourse (Lower) Level – 25 -Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. for all services 
Wednesday 4:30pm to 7:00pm Marriage and Civil Union Licenses Only 
 
North suburbs – Skokie – 5600 W. Old Orchard Road, Skokie, IL 60077 Call: (847) 470-7233
Room 149 – Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for all services 
Wednesday 4:30pm to 7:00pm Marriage and Civil Union Licenses Only 
 
Northwest suburbs – Rolling Meadows – 2121 Euclid Ave. Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 Call: (847) 818-2850
Room 238 -Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for all services  
Wednesday 4:30pm to 7:00pm Marriage and Civil Union Licenses Only 
 
West suburbs – Maywood – 1311 Maybrook Square, Room 104, Maywood, IL 60153 Call: (708) 865-6010
Room 104 -Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for all 
Wednesday 4:30pm to 7:00pm Marriage and Civil Union Licenses Only 
 
South suburbs – Markham -16501 S. Kedzie, Markham, IL 60426 Call: (708) 232-4150
Room 238 – Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for all services 
Wednesday 4:30pm to 7:00pm Marriage and Civil Union Licenses Only 
 
Southwest suburbs – Bridgeview- 10220 S. 76th Ave. Bridgeview, IL 60455 Call: (708) 974-6150
Room 238 – Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for all services 
Wednesday 4:30pm to 7:00pm Marriage and Civil Union Licenses Only 
 
Closed on the following dates in 2016: 
Jan 1, Jan 18, Feb 12, Feb 15, Mar 7, May 30, July 4, Sept 5, Oct 10, Nov 11, Nov 24, Dec 26
 
Marriage Licenses are:
Issued the same day, while you wait.
Effective on the following calendar day after they are issued
Valid for 60 days 
Effective only in Chicago and suburban Cook County
Chicago wedding photographer: Stoffer Photography