Marriage licenses are a common form of identification and it is often easy to spot if a prospective couple has one.
However, many states have different laws regarding how long marriage licenses can be valid.
It is a good idea to ask your local attorney to review the marriage license for you before you purchase one.
State laws vary, so check your state’s laws before purchasing a marriage license.
Read more about what states require before buying a marriage contract.1.
Utah The state of Utah requires a marriage bond for a marriage.
The bond must be issued by a licensed licensed medical professional and signed by the couple.2.
Alaska Marriage license colors may vary state to state.
The colors of the license must match the color of the home where the marriage will take place.3.
Arizona The marriage license colors must match with the colors of your home.
If the marriage is not in your home, the license will be in a different color.4.
California The license colors for marriage licenses must match color codes from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).5.
Maine Marriage licenses may be in either green or white.6.
Nevada Marriage licenses must be in the same color as the license for the person you are getting married to.7.
Massachusetts Marriage licenses cannot be in any other color.8.
Nevada The marriage licenses for each state are separate and separate, so you can get married in one state and not in another.9.
Wyoming Marriage licenses do not have to be the same colour as the person being married.10.
Colorado The license color must match what you purchase at your local Wal-Mart.11.
Hawaii The license for a state is separate and distinct from your license for another state.12.
Wyoming The marriage must be conducted in a state or territory that does not have a license or ID requirement.13.
South Dakota The marriage is only valid in the state in which the marriage took place.14.
New Mexico The marriage cannot be performed in the other state where the same marriage took.15.
Montana Marriage licenses can only be issued for couples living in the US.16.
Utah If a state has a license requirement, then that state requires a license for each person in that state.17.
Alaska The marriage bond must match that of the bond issued by your state government.18.
New Hampshire The license cannot be the color in which your state issued your license.19.
South Carolina The license can only match the marriage color that was issued by the state you are applying for a license from.20.
Idaho The marriage will be conducted at a place that is visible from the state.21.
Wyoming No marriage license will match the license in another state that has a requirement to be visible from that state or the state that issued your marriage license to that person.22.
Alaska If you are a state resident, you can only get married on your state state’s land.23.
Hawaii If you live in Hawaii, you will need a special license to get married.24.
New Jersey The license must be signed by both the person getting married and the person to whom you will be getting married.25.
Virginia Marriage licenses that are different than the marriage licenses issued by their state will be different than licenses issued in other states.26.
Maine The marriage contract cannot be more than 12 pages long.27.
Nevada No marriage licenses will match license color codes.28.
South Georgia The license will have to match the colors on the license that is being issued.29.
West Virginia The marriage should not be performed at any other location.30.
New York The marriage ceremony will be held at a church, but the marriage may not be officiated at a funeral home, hospital, college, university, or similar location.31.
Utah Marriage licenses need to be in both green and white.32.
Washington The marriage has to be conducted on state land.33.
Delaware The marriage does not need to have to take place on the same day.34.
Alaska No marriage can take place during the season if it is held in a public park.35.
Texas The license to marry must be green and the license color to match.36.
Hawaii Marriage licenses not valid during any time during the year.37.
Washington A marriage license issued in another states is valid in Washington.38.
Vermont Marriage licenses issued during the state’s holiday season cannot be valid during the month of February.39.
Connecticut Marriage licenses from other states will be valid in New York.40.
Montana A marriage certificate issued by another state may not have an expiration date.41.
Arizona A marriage may only be valid for a single person.42.
Montana The marriage may be performed on private property.43.
Delaware A marriage can be performed only in a church.44.
California A marriage is valid only for a married couple.45.
Alaska A marriage cannot have more than two partners.46.
Vermont A marriage will only be able to be performed between a man and a woman.47.
Wyoming A marriage ceremony cannot be conducted