You must have a Tennessee marriage license to be married in Tennessee. The license may be purchased at any county courthouse or County Court Clerk's extension office in Tewnnessee and can be used the same day as applied for.
A Tennessee marriage license is required and may be applied for / purchased at any Tennessee County
Courthouse or County Court Clerk's extension office.
You may also pre-register for you license online. Your
marriage license may be used the same day applied
for. There is no waiting period and no blood test. Pre-registered
wedding licence's may be picked
up at the Sevier County Courthouse or any of the
County Clerk extension offices.
You must both be 18 or older. If you are under
18 you will need to contact the County Clerk's Office,
as there are many circumstances that must be addressed.
If not a United States Citizen, you must both
present a valid passport.
The license is valid for 30 days from the date
of issue ONLY.
Marriage License Applications cannot be mailed
to you. Both parties must appear in person to sign
their Marriage License Application.
If either of you have been divorced or widowed;
you will need to know the exact date that the divorce
was final, or date of death. If bride has had a
name change in her divorce and has not had her name
changed on her driver's license, she will need to
provide a certified copy of her divorce decree.
You must both present a valid driver's license
from your home state OR a certified birth certificate.
You must present a social security card if your Social
Security Number is not on your drivers license.
No blood test, no physical and no waiting period are required.
Applications cannot be sent out. Both parties must appear in person to sign the marriage license application.
Fee for Out of State couples: Only when applied for in Sevier County will the marriage license be $38.50 for out of state residents obtaining their license in the state of Tennessee. If cople stop in any other county in the state, they will have to pay $105.00 for their marriage license or present a certifiicate stating that four hours of counseling have been completed to pay only the $38.50. Cash, MasterCard and Visa are accepted.
Fee for In State couples: issued anywhere in Tennessee is $105.00 cash only and correct change is appreciated. $60.00 of this fee will be waived if the applicants complete a four hour premarital preparation course and present a certificate of completion, which may be obtained through the County Clerk's Office. Cash, MasterCard and Visa are accepted.
Office hours for the County Clerk are as follows:
Sevierville - 125 Court Avenue, Suite 202E, Sevierville, TN 37862
(865) 453-5502 Monday through
Thursday: 8:00am until 4:30pm Friday: 8:00 am until 5:00pm
Gatlinburg - Shilling Center, 405 Reagan Drive, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 430-3404 Monday, Wednesday and Friday
8:00am until 5:00pm, Saturday 9:00am until 1:00pm
Pigeon Forge - City Hall, 225 Pine Mountain Road, Pigeon Forge,TN 57863
(865) 908-6613 Saturday ONLY
9:00am until 1:00pm