The Legal Side of Marriage - MN
The wedding is just the kick-off for your marriage! So… what do you need to do to legally get there? Let me show you how to just so in Minnesota!
Step 1 : Apply for a license
Step 2: Apply at the registrar’s office
You will need to bring your application form, your partner, both of your state IDs or passports, and proof of any previous marriages and the terminations of said marriages either by death or divorce, including dates.
The fee in Minnesota is $115.00, unless you go through 12 hours of premarital counseling and get an Educators Statement. With the statement, the fee will be reduced to $40.00. **check your county’s guidelines for acceptable payment forms**
Step 3: Sign!
Step 4: The Ceremony!
Step 5: Wait