How to Get Married At The Hitching Post
Please review our wedding policy, and then, if you agree, fill out this form and we will call or email to confirm your reservation or provide additional information.
Marriage License Information
Before being married at The Hitching Post, both of you will need to go in person and apply for and purchase your Idaho marriage License. It can be from any county in the state. The Marriage license needs to be from the state where your ceremony is to be performed. Here in Coeur d’ Alene, you can obtain your Idaho marriage license at the Kootenai Co. Recorder’s office which is in the Administration building across the street from us or any Idaho County Recorders Office. You will need to know your social security number** and bring Photo ID.
You can start the process on line at the Kootenai County Recorder's website under services.
Marriage licenses must be obtained by the last business day before 5 pm for Saturday -Sunday, Holiday Ceremonies.
**If you are from another Country, Canada, Mexico, etc. and you don’t have an U.S. Social Security number, you will need to go to any Social Security office to get form Number SLA 676 and take that to the marriage license office when you apply for the marriage license.
In Coeur d’ Alene the Social Security office is at: 7400 N. Mineral Dr. Ste 100. Coeur d’ Alene,Id. 83815
Kootenai County Recorder’s Office
451 Government Way,
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Phone – 208 446-1480
Hours: Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm.
Under 18: please call (208) 446-1491 or (208) 446-1480
The Kootenai County Recorder’s office is CLOSED on Saturdays and all National Holidays.
Cancellations are subject to a $50.00 cancellation fee.
There is a $50 non-refundable deposit for Saturdays, Special Holidays, and other designated days.
Location, Off-Site Weddings
For location weddings outside of the Hitching Post at another facility, such as an outdoor venue or a family home, please see the following information to reserve your wedding date. (For outside the Coeur d' Alene area please call or e-mail for price quote 208 664-5510.)
Fees & Pricing
For Sundays, Holidays and all local location (off site) weddings:
Please call or fill out the form below for a price quote or to make a reservation.
We will confirm this day and time or confirm a time as close to that as possible by e-mail or phone call.