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Marriage Information

How to Obtain a License

For information on obtaining a marriage license in Ingham County, please contact the Ingham County Clerk's Office at (517) 483-6424, located at 313 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing, MI. The Court does not issue the marriage licenses and you must bring a valid marriage license to get married at the Court.

How to Schedule a Wedding

Anyone who wishes to be married at the 54-A District Court will need to call the Magistrate's clerk for an appointment at (517) 483-4430.

A District Court Judge may perform marriages within the district for which he or she serves, unless appointed as a visiting judge to act outside the district. However, the Magistrate performs marriage ceremonies at 54-A District Court on a regular basis.

  • Weddings are conducted on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
  • Check in 10 minutes prior to the start of the scheduled ceremony 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 Division counter.
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.