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Applicant must provide proof of identity and date of birth. All identity documents must be in English. Acceptable forms of ID include:
Parents Consent Form
Social Security Numbers
Social Security Numbers ARE required on civil union license applications (C.R.S. 14-14-113).
If a party does not have a Social Security Number, the Affidavit Concerning Social Security Number must be completed and submitted at time of application for a marriage license. It may be signed and notarized in advance or signed in from of the deputy county clerk at time of application.
Civil Union Licenses will NOT be issued if:
A civil union may be certified by a judge of a court, by a district court magistrate, by a county court magistrate, by a retired judge of a court, by parties to the civil union, or in accordance with any mode of recognition of a civil union by any religious denomination or Indian nation or tribe.
The person solemnizing the civil union shall complete the marriage certificate form or civil union certificate and forward it to the Clerk and Recorder’s office within sixty-three days (63) after solemnizing. Any person who fails to forward the marriage license or the civil union certificate to the Clerk and Recorder’s Office shall be required to pay a $20.00 LATE FEE and an additional $5.00 LATE FEE may be assessed by each additional day of failure up to a MAXIMUM of $50.00.
Please return completed marriage license or civil union certificate to:
Washington County Clerk and Recorder
150 Ash Avenue
PO Box L,
Akron, CO 80720-0380
Marriage licenses or civil union certificates must include the county and location where the marriage took place, the date of the civil union, the officiating party’s signature and title and the signatures of the two parties to the marriage.
$0.25 per license / $0.25 per application – Certified is an additional $1.00 per document.
Request for Marriage License or Civil Union Certificate copy Form
A Request for Civil Union Application Copy form, along with valid form of identification, is required to obtain a copy of a civil union application.
Your civil union license or certificate must be returned and recorded before a name change can be made.
The Social Security Administration provides information regarding Social Security card name changes. Phone 1.800.772.1213
Greeley Social Security Office
5400 West 11th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
The Colorado Department of Revenue provides name change requirements for Drivers License.
Akron Drivers License Office
150 Ash Avenue
Akron, CO 80720-1510
Take marriage license to:
Akron Post Office
Akron, CO 80720
National Passport Information Center