Marriage License and Marriage Ceremony Information

Happy Couple by the Ocean

To schedule a marriage ceremony by County Clerk Dana Jenkins, call 541-265-4131 or email:

NEW!  Fill out the marriage license application on-line before you come in to purchase the license - click here

To purchase a marriage license, both parties need to come to:

Lincoln County Clerk's Office
Room 201 (in the County Courthouse)
225 West Olive Street
Newport, Oregon 97365

Marriage Licenses are issued between the hours of 8:30am and 4:00pm, Monday through Friday.

The application process will take approximately 15 minutes.

  • The fee for the marriage license is $60, which must be in cash.
  • There is a 3-day waiting period before the license becomes effective, however the waiting period can be waived for an additional $10 fee and the license would be effective immediately.
  • These fees do not include any ceremony, which is required.
  • If you would like to schedule a ceremony with the county clerk, call 541-265-0384 prior to your wedding day.

Both parties must be at least 18 years of age (or 17 if accompanied by a parent who will sign a consent form).

Bring a driver's license or ID card for identification.

If either party has been divorced within the past 6 months, they will need to bring a copy of their final divorce decree.

The license is good for 60 days and blood tests are not required.

Marriage ceremony specials:  ceremony at the courthouse or ceremony at the Don Davis Park (see photo above).

For information about these marriage ceremonies by the county clerk, call 541-265-4131 or 541-265-0384 or email: