Wendy Oetken
Recording Manager
Email: Click Here
P: (208) 446-1480

Physical Address:
451 Government Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
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Mailing Address:
Kootenai County Recorder
PO Box 9000
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000

Passport Acceptance Hours
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Excluding Holidays


Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Excluding Holidays

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TO GET MARRIED IN IDAHO


Applicants 18 years of age and older are required to:
(Please click here for additional requirements for applicants 17 and under)

  • Be getting married in Idaho
  • Appear together in person in our office
  • Present your government issued picture identification
  • Know your social security number
  • Bring your fee in either cash or card
    • Cash: Monday-Friday $31 and Saturday $48
    • Credit/Debit Card: Monday-Friday $32.93 and Saturday $50.44
To apply for an Idaho marriage license, click here.
Application Instructions

Once we issue your marriage license to you, you will present it to the officiant of your choosing so they may perform your ceremony. Please click here for a complimentary list of officiants.

Your license has no expiration date, witnesses are not required and there is no waiting period. You and/or your officiant do not need to be Idaho residents, but your ceremony must be take place in the State of Idaho.


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-U.S. RESIDENTS
Bring photo identification from the country in which you currently reside and
visit your nearest U.S. Social Security Office to obtain a letter verifying your
social security status, and bring it with you to our office.


TO PERFORM A MARRIAGE CEREMONY IN KOOTENAI COUNTY
  • You are not required to be an Idaho resident, but the ceremony must take place in the State of Idaho.
  • Please click here for further instructions.

TO CORRECT AN ALREADY ISSUED MARRIAGE LICENSE

  • If there is incorrect information on your marriage license, please submit a signed and notarized Affidavit of Correction to our office by mail or in person. To download the form, click here.

TO OBTAIN A CERTIFIED (LEGAL) COPY OF A PREVIOUSLY ISSUED MARRIAGE LICENSE

By Phone

By Mail

  • Click here to download and print the request form.
  • Mail your request and payment to:

Kootenai County Recorder's Office
PO Box 9000
Coeur d'Alene ID 83816-9000

If you are unable to print our form, please send us the following:

  • Names of both parties at the time of the application
  • Marriage date
  • Your return address and phone number, and/or email address
  • Check or money order; $3.00 for the first copy and $2.00 for each additional copy

In Person

  • Visit our office and pay $2.00 for each certified copy

TO OBTAIN A DATE OF MARRIAGE IN KOOTENAI COUNTY (April 1989-Present) please click here.




Main County Administration Building
Physical Address: 451 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814 Mailing Address: PO Box 9000, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000
Main Phone Number: (208) 446-1000 Contact Us
Click here for directions to the County Administration Building and Courthouse.
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