New Mexico State Marriage Law & Information
New Mexico Marriage Law
- Clergymen or civil magistrates may solemnize; fees.
- A person may solemnize the contract of matrimony by means of an ordained clergyman or authorized representative of a federally recognized Indian tribe, without regard to the sect to which he may belong or the rites and customs he may practice.
- Judges, justices and magistrates of any of the courts established by the constitution of New Mexico, United States constitution, laws of the state or laws of the United States are civil magistrates having authority to solemnize contracts of matrimony.
- Civil magistrates solemnizing contracts of matrimony shall charge no fee therefor.
Ceremony by religious society.
It is lawful for any religious society or federally recognized Indian tribe to celebrate marriage conformably with its rites and customs, and the secretary of the society or the person presiding over the society or federally recognized Indian tribe shall make and transmit a transcript to the county clerk certifying to the marriages solemnized.
Marriage License Agency: County Clerk
Common Law: No
Civil Union: N/A
Duration of Marriage Licence: No Expiration
- New Mexico State Legistature
- New Mexico State Attorney General
- New Mexico State Governor's Office
- New Mexico State Supreme Court
- New Mexico State Department of Health