Marriage License Info

Getting married in North Carolina is easy.  Whether you reside in North Carolina or not you can obtain a marriage license as long as you are 18,  show your social security card and a photo ID at any courthouse in North Carolina.  There is a $60 fee, no blood tests and no waiting period.  Most of the state’s county Register of Deeds offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 until 5:00 and accept marriage applications until 4:30. Please contact the office you plan to use and confirm their hours and location.

Buncombe County Register of Deeds Office is located  at 35 Woodfin Street, Suite 226, Asheville, NC 28801 – 828-250-4303

Buncombe County Online Marriage Application

Madison County Register of Deeds Office is located at 5707 Highway 25/70, Marshall, NC 28753 – 828-649-3014

The Belle of Hot Springs is located in Madison County and the Register of Deeds Office will issue marriage licenses Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm for a fee of $60.  If you come to Hot Springs via Highway 25/70, you will pass the county offices on your left just past the Marshall Ingles Grocery Store