East Feliciana Parish Clerk of Court

Marriage License


The license must be obtained at least 72 hours (3 days) prior to the ceremony and expires 30 days from the date and time of issuance.


$27.50 in cash or money order.

Newlyweds should order a certified copy of their marriage license two weeks after the marriage to insure that the license has been returned and recorded. This certified copy will also be necessary for the bride to change her name on her social security and driver’s license.  The cost is $1.00 per page plus  $5.00 to certify..


• Both parties must appear in person and have all necessary documentation as follows:

Age--18 years of age.
If applicant is 16 or 17 years of age, written notarized consent of both parents’ is required. If younger than 16 years of age, written notarized consent of both parents’ and written permission from a Judge is required. Applicants under 18 the certified birth record must be held  for one year or until minor turns 18, which ever is shorter time period.

• State certified copy of birth certificate or birth card for both parties.( If either party was born out-of-country, a certified birth record as well as a translated birth certificate. The translation shall contain a sworn notarized declaration of the translator that he/she is fluent in the language of original birth certificate, and the translation is a true and accurate representation of original. A valid and unexpired passport or Visa accompanied by a Form I-94 issued by the United States, verifying that the applicant is lawfully in the United States.) Certified birth records MUST be held for 60 days for all applicants are 18 years and older. 

•If either party is divorced, presentation of the final divorce decree.

• If either party is widowed, presentation of death certificate.

Social security numbers and current mailing addresses.

• Valid Drivers License or Government ID


• Same as above with the following exceptions:

Both parties must appear and present a notarized Affidavit and Attestation and a Declaration of Intent.

(UPDATED 01/04/2016)

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