Susette Clements
Recording Manager
Email: Click Here
P: (208) 446-1480

Physical Address:
451 Government Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Click here for map.

Mailing Address:
Kootenai County Recorder
PO Box 9000
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Excluding Holidays

Passport Acceptance Hours
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Excluding Holidays
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TO GET MARRIED IN IDAHO

Applicants 18 years of age and older are required to:
(Please click here for additional requirements for applicants 17 and under)
  • Be getting married in Idaho
  • Appear together in person in our office
  • Present your government issued picture identification
  • Know your social security number
  • Bring your fee in cash (only), $31 Monday-Friday and $48 on Saturday

Once we issue your marriage license to you, you will present it to the officiant of your choosing so they may perform your ceremony. Please click here for a complimentary list of officiants.

Your license has no expiration date, witnesses are not required and there is no waiting period. You and/or your officiant do not need to be Idaho residents, but your ceremony must be take place in the State of Idaho.


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-U.S. RESIDENTS
Bring photo identification from the country in which you are a citizen and
visit your nearest U.S. Social Security Office to obtain a letter verifying your
social security status, and bring it with you to our office.



TO PERFORM A MARRIAGE CEREMONY IN KOOTENAI COUNTY
  • You are not required to be an Idaho resident, but the ceremony must take place in the State of Idaho.
  • Please click here for further instructions.

TO OBTAIN A CERTIFIED (LEGAL) COPY OF A PREVIOUSLY ISSUED MARRIAGE LICENSE

By Mail

  • Click here to download and print the request form.
  • Mail your request and payment to:

Kootenai County Recorder's Office
PO Box 9000
Coeur d'Alene ID 83816-9000

If you are unable to print our form, please send us the following:

  • Names of both parties at the time of the application
  • Marriage date
  • Your return address and phone number, and/or email address
  • Check or money order; $3.00 for the first copy and $2.00 for each additional copy

In Person

  • Visit our office and pay $2.00 for each certified copy


TO OBTAIN A DATE OF MARRIAGE IN KOOTENAI COUNTY (April 1989-July 2014)
  • Select the first letter of the groom's last name and click to open
  • While holding down the Ctrl key, press F then enter the last name in the search box and enter

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Main County Administration Building
Physical Address: 451 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814 Mailing Address: PO Box 9000, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000
Main Phone Number: (208) 446-1000 Contact Us
Click here for directions to the County Administration Building and Courthouse.
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