Requirements for a marriage license to be issued in Custer County.
Applicants must be at least 17 years of age. You
cannot marry in Nebraska if you are under 17. Parental
consent is required for applicants who are 17 or 18 years of
parental consent forms are available at the County
Both applicants must appear together at the County
Clerk’s office between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on weekdays.
- Photo ID (valid driver’s license from and U. S.
state, Nebraska ID card) AND birth certificate or
Passport AND photo ID
(All documents will be in English or translated by a
certified court translator)
Provide the full names and birthplaces of the bride
Provide the full names and birthplaces of both parents.
(including maiden names)
The bride and groom shall provide their Social Security
Numbers, if they have one. Applicants who do not have a
Social Security Number must complete a form provided by the
Clerk asserting they do not have a Social Security Number.
If there were any previous marriages we will need to know
how they ended (divorce, annulment or death) and the date
the divorce was final or the date of death. If there is a
previous divorce, a new license will not be issued and you
cannot remarry until at least six (6) months and one (1) day
have passed from the date the Decree was signed by the judge
and filed with District Court.
Marriage Licenses are good for one year from the date of
issuance. Therefore, they have to be married within that
year or they need to apply again.
A couple may apply for their license in any county in
Nebraska and use it to be married in any Nebraska county.
The worksheet needed in the Custer County Clerk’s office
can be found here.
To receive a certified marriage license for a marriage license
issued in Custer County, send a $5.00 check or money order and the
- Name of groom
- Name of bride (including maiden name)
- Month, day and year of marriage
431 S 10th
Broken Bow, NE 68822
The fee for a
marriage license is $25.00.
Certified Copy of a Marriage Record is $5.00.