Indiana State Marriage Law & Information
Indiana Marriage Law
Persons authorized to solemnize marriages
Sec. 1. Marriages may be solemnized by any of the following:
- A member of the clergy of a religious organization (even if the cleric does not perform religious functions for an individual congregation), such as a minister of the gospel, a priest, a bishop, an archbishop, or a rabbi.
- A judge.
- A mayor, within the mayor's county.
- A clerk or a clerk-treasurer of a city or town, within a county in which the city or town is located.
- A clerk of the circuit court.
- The Friends Church, in accordance with the rules of the Friends Church.
- The German Baptists, in accordance with the rules of their society.
- The Bahai faith, in accordance with the rules of the Bahai faith.
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in accordance with the rules of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
- An imam of a masjid (mosque), in accordance with the rules of the religion of Islam.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.34-1999, SEC.1.
Marriage License Agency: County Clerk
Common Law: No
Civil Union: No
Duration of Marriage Licence: 60 Days
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- Indiana State Department of Health