Marriage Application information provided by the Cedar County, Iowa
Recorders office including Application and Instructions.
Cedar County, Iowa - Recorder Information
You may apply for a Marriage License at any County Recorderís office in Iowa as
long as the ceremony is performed in Iowa. Marriage Applications are accepted in
Cedar County between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 3:30 P.M.
To apply for a Marriage License in the Recorderís Office:
||Party A, Party B, and one witness (must be 18 years or older) must
appear in person,
||All three must present photo identification (driverís license or
government issued ID),
||$35.00 fee includes a certified copy of the Marriage Certificate.
There is a 3-day waiting period before the License is valid and the actual
marriage may occur.
Once the marriage has been performed and the Certificate of Marriage has been returned to the Recorderís office and
placed on record, a total of one (1) certified copy will be mailed to the
applicants. Either Party may use this certified copy for a name change on social security and
driverís license, etc.
Notarized marriage applications (see revised
instructions on this page) may be mailed to our office and your
marriage packet will be returned to you via mail. License can be used anywhere
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Cedar County Courthouse
400 Cedar Street Suite 105
Tipton, IA 52772
Hours Office is open:
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Office holder name:
Jodi Galloway, Deputy
Jennifer Boedeker, Clerk
used in the Recorder's office
Iowa Land Records
Other Related Links:
Iowa Secretary of State
U.S. Passport Agency
State of Iowa Government
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County Historical Society