Idaho State Marriage Law & Information
Idaho Marriage Law
Idaho Statutes 32-302
DUTY OF PERSON OFFICIATING.
Duty of person officiating. All persons herein authorized to solemnize marriages must first require the presentation of the marriage license and must ascertain and be assured of:
- The identity of the parties.
- Their real and full names and places of residence.
- That they are of sufficient age to be capable of contracting marriage.
- If either the male or the female is under the age of eighteen (18), the consent of the father, mother or guardian, if any such, is given, or that such underaged person has been previously but is not at the time married; and that the parties applying for the rites of marriage, and making such contract, have a legal right so to do.
BY WHOM SOLEMNIZED.
By whom solemnized. Marriage may be solemnized by any of the following Idaho officials: a current or retired justice of the supreme court, a current or retired court of appeals judge, a current or retired district judge, the current or a former governor, the current lieutenant governor, a current or retired magistrate of the district court, a current mayor or by any of the following: a current federal judge, a current tribal judge of an Idaho Indian tribe or other tribal official approved by an official act of an Idaho Indian tribe or priest or minister of the gospel of any denomination. To be a retired justice of the supreme court, court of appeals judge, district judge or magistrate judge of the district court, for the purpose of solemnizing marriages, a person shall have served in one (1) of those offices and shall be receiving a retirement benefit from either the judges retirement system or the public employee retirement system for service in the Idaho judiciary.
Marriage License Agency: County Clerk
Common Law: No
Civil Union: No
Duration of Marriage Licence: No Expiration
- Idaho State Legistature
- Idaho State Attorney General
- Idaho State Governor's Office
- Idaho State Supreme Court
- Idaho State Department of Health