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How and Where To Obtain Your Marriage License
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A bride and groom sign their marriage license atop the Aon Center - Chicago, Illinois.

Obtaining Your Marriage license

In all cirmcumstances,with all counties, the both of you will need to file for your marriage license together. A minister or officiant can not obatain a marriage license for you. You will be filling out and signing what is called an Application of Marriage. Once completed, the courthouse clerk will give you your marriage license which you will give to the person who officiates your ceremony. In Illinois, you must pick up your marriage license in the county where the marriage ceremony physically takes place. In Indiana, you may pick up your marriage license in any county and use it in any county state wide.

Here are the County locations, web sites and phone numbers for the county offices where you may pick up your marriage license in Chicagoland

Where to Obtain Your Cook County Illinois Marriage License
Downtown Chicago - Daley Center
Address: 50 West Washington Street, Chicago, Illinois 60602
Phone: (312) 603-7790
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North Suburbs - Skokie
Address: 5600 W. Old Orchard Road, Skokie, Illinois 60077
Phone: (847) 470-7233
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Northwest suburbs - Rolling Meadows
Address: 2121 Euclid Avenue, Rolling Meadows, Illinois. 60008
Phone: (847) 818-2850
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West Suburbs - Maywood
Address: 1311 Maybrook Square, Room 104, Maywood, Illinois 60153
Phone: (708) 865-6010
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South Suburbs - Markham
Address: 16501 S. Kedzie. Markham, Illinois 60426
Phone: (708) 232-4150
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Southwest Suburbs - Bridgeview
Address: 10220 S. 76th Ave. Bridgeview, Illinois 60455
Phone: (708) 974-6150
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Where to Obtain Your Lake County Illinois Marriage License
Lake County Clerk's Office
Address: 18 N. County St Room 507
Phone: (847) 360-3610
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Where to Obtain Your DuPage County Illinois Marriage License
DuPage County Clerk's Office
Address: 421 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone: (630) 407-5500
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Where to Obtain Your Will County Illinois Marriage License
Will County Clerk's Office
Address: 302 N. Chicago Street
Phone: (815) 740-4615
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Where to Obtain Your Lake County Indiana Marriage License
Lake County Clerk's Office
Address: 2293 North Main Street
Phone: (219) 755-3465
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Where to Obtain Your Porter County Indiana Marriage License
Porter County Clerk's Office
Address: 104 Indiana Avenue. Valparaiso, Indiana 46383-5603
Phone: (219) 465-3453
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