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By law, the County Clerk’s Office is the only agency permitted to issue marriage licenses.

All marriage license applications are permanently filed, as are marriage records.

The cost of a marriage license is $25.

Marriage License requirements:

  • Both applicants need to be present.
  • Both need to be at least 18 years of age.
  • Both need current legal pictured identification, or birth certificate.
  • Both applicants need proof of Social Security number (if an individual has been issued a SSN), such as a Social Security card, W-2 tax form, or tax return.
  • Fee is $25, which can be paid with cash or the following credit cards: Discover, Visa, MasterCard and American Express.
  • Parental consent if 16 or 17 years of age.
  • Court order if 15 years of age.
  • Marriage licenses are issued and valid immediately.
  • Marriage licenses do not expire.
  • Blood tests are not required.

For additional questions, please call the Marriage License information line (505) 468-1290, choose option 4.

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  • The Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office Bureau of Elections conducts Third Party Registration Agent Training for individuals or groups wishing to register potential voters or assist a voter in changes to their voter registration record. Third Party Agents are individuals who solicit and provide assistance to another person in the completion of a Voter Registration Form. Third Party Agents help fulfill an important role as partners in our outreach effort.
    Location:
    West Bluff Shopping Center, 5201 Ouray Rd NW, Suite D-2, Albuquerque 87120
    Time:
    4/26/2018 2:00 PM - 4/26/2018 3:30 PM

  • The last day to register to vote or update your voter registration for the 2018 Primary Election is Tuesday May 8,2018. You may register to vote if you are a resident of New Mexico, a citizen of the United States, eighteen years old or older at the time of the next election, not legally declared mentally incapacitated and convicted felons who have satisfied all the terms and conditions of sentencing. A certificate of completion must be provided. Click the attached link for more information.
    Location:
    Various Locations
    Time:
    5/8/2018 8:00 AM

  • June 5 is Primary Election Day. Please click the attached link for all election info.
    Location:
    Various Locations
    Time:
    6/5/2018 7:00 AM

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