Marriage License Info

(*The Kootenai Courthouse Marriage License Office is CLOSED on Saturdays. Marriage Licenses must be obtained the prior Friday, before 5:00pm)

Before getting married at the Hitching Post, you will need to apply and purchase your Idaho Marriage License. Your marriage license needs to be purchased from the State in which you are being married.

Phone: 208-446-1480 - Kootenai County Records


  • Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm

Marriage License Requirements

  • Ages 18 and up
    • Photo Identification Required
    • Know Your Social Security Number
      ** See other conditions below if you do not have a U.S. Social Security Number
  • Under 18
    • Call for other requirements (208) 446-1491 or (208) 446-1480

Additional Information

  • License Fees Are Cash, Credit/Debit $1. + 10%
  • Blood Test NOT Required
  • No Waiting Period
  • Witness Not Required

**REQUIRED: All must have photo Identification and a Social Security Number. If you are not a U.S. Citizen and do not have a Social Security number you must go the Social Security office and apply for one. Bring letter verifying your S.S. status to the Marriage License Office.

Hitching Post, Courthouse & License Office

Closed on ALL Holidays and Sundays

  • New Years Day - Saturday, January 1st, 2022
  • Martin Luther King Day - Monday, January 17th 2022
  • Presidents Day - Monday, February 21st 2022
  • Memorial Day - Monday, May 30th, 2022
  • Independence Day - Monday, July 4th 2022
  • Labor Day - Monday, September 5th  2022
  • Columbus Day - Monday, October 10th 2022
  • Veterans Day - Friday, November 11th 2022
  • Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 24th 2022
  • Christmas Day - Sunday, December 25th 2022

If you want to be married on any of these days, you need to obtain your Idaho marriage license and bring it into our office by the previous working day!

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