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Marriage Information

How to Obtain a License

Marriage licenses are issued by the Ingham County Clerk's Office at (517) 483-6424, located at 313 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing, MI.  That office will answer all questions about marriage licenses.  The Court does not issue the license, but you must bring a valid marriage license with you to get married at the Court.

How to Schedule a Wedding

If you wish to be married at the 54-A District Court, call the Magistrate's clerk for an appointment at (517) 483-4430.

•  Weddings are conducted on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
•  Check in at the Civil Department 10 minutes before your scheduled time.

What to Bring to the Marriage Ceremony
  1. A valid State of Michigan Marriage License.
  2. Two witnesses over the age of 18.
  3. $10 marriage fee, paid at the Civil Department counter prior to the ceremony.
54A-District Court
6th Floor City Hall
124 W Michigan Ave
Lansing ,MI 48933
(517) 483-4433

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.