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Personal Planner

Planning your dream wedding can be a whirlwind of excitement along with scheduling and booking. Keep calm and organized with our checklist, party planning guide, and other helpful information all at your fingertips. And if you need some extra help, reach out to the professionals while you sit back and relax.

Planning Yourself

Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties & Showers

Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties & Showers

Check out this list of group-friendly dining and attractions. 

Wedding Checklist

Wedding Checklist

A convenient checklist to help make everything run smoothly. 

Wedding Planner

Wedding Planner

Planning a Door County destination wedding? Find all the information you need about event planners, vendors, venues, entertainment and more!

Destination Door County

Breathtaking scenery, an abundance of charming venues and unique options to relax and explore - that's just a start to the list of reasons couples host a destination wedding in Door County.

A Down-to-Earth Wedding

Amazing locally sourced wedding: From broccoli-laced bouquets to Mead.

Save The Date

Check Lodging Availability

WI Marriage Law Requirements

When to Apply

Application must be made at least 5 Full days prior to the ceremony. License is valid for 30 days from the issuance date (5 day waiting period may be waived for an extra fee).


Marriage License fee is $75. There is an additional $25 fee to waive the waiting period.


Both applicants must apply in person.
Must be 18 years of age or older. Age 16-18 years, a license will be issued only with written consent of parents, guardian or custodian.
Must present a certified copy of their birth certificate.
If previously married, divorce must be final a minimum of 6 months with documentation.
Name of officiant, date, and location of ceremony.
Social Security number.
Proof of identification and residence.

Where to Apply

Door County Government Center
County Clerks Office
421 Nebraska St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone: 920-746-2200
Weekdays: 8am-4pm

Door County Clerks Office