To get a marriage license in Galena Country, both people must be present to apply for the license. Both of you will also have to present identification paper. ONE form of any of the following is accepted:
U.S. Driver’s License
U.S. State Identification Card
U.S. Military Identification Card
Illinois Department of Public Aid Identification Card
You will need the full names of your parents, the state of birth for your parents and the current address of your parents. If either party was previously married, you will need the date the marriage ended (month, day, year), the county and state the divorce or death is recorded in, and how the marriage ended (death, divorce, etc.).
In order to be married or have a union in Illinois, you must be at least 16 years-of-age. If you are 16 or 17 years-of-age, your parents must sign a parental consent from the County Clerk’s office. If it is not possible for your parents to sign the consent in this office, it may be done before the County Clerk in your parents’ home county.