Marriage Certificate Application Process

Marriage certificates are on file in Scott County only if the applicants applied for their marriage license in Scott County. If the application was made in another county, contact that county or use the MOMS website to obtain a marriage certificate.
 

Option 1: Apply in person

Apply in person at one of our Customer Service Centers: 

Remember to bring
Write a short note and include the following information: 

  • Full names of both applicants
  • Applicant's name before marriage (if changed)
  • Date of marriage
  • Correct fees (see below)
  • Your return address

Option 2: Request by mail

 
Simply write a short note and include the following information (there is no application form needed): 
  • Full names of both applicants
  • Applicant's name before marriage (if changed)
  • Date of marriage
  • Correct fees (see below)
  • Your return address
 
Mail  with check made out to Scott County to:

Scott County Government Center
Attn: Customer Service
200 Fourth Avenue West
Shakopee, MN 55379
 
Do not send cash. 

Cost

The fee is $9 for each certified copy requested.  
You must pay by cash or check made payable to Scott County. We do not accept debit or
credit cards at this time.

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