A Marriage License may be obtained in any NC county and be used anywhere in NC within 60 days. After the ceremony, the license must be returned to the issuing County. The cost of the license is $60.
Marriage licenses are issued from 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. only. Arrive to the office by 4 p.m. so your license can be completed by 4:30.
One of the following is required to prove identity/birth date. ID must NOT be expired:
The Register of Deeds Office issues certified copies of marriage certificates filed in Cabarrus County only upon request. These are only issued to the proper person or immediate family members. You must have identification when obtaining certified copies. A certified copy is $10 and an uncertified copy, sent by mail, is $1. The Register of Deeds Office accepts cash, check, Visa or Master Card.
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