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Virtual Marriage License Issuance via Online Video Call

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Special to suffredin.org
by Cook County Clerk

Virtual Marriage License Issuance via Online Video Call

Before getting married in Chicago or suburban Cook County, couples must obtain a Marriage License from the Clerk’s Office Bureau of Vital Records. Couples can now apply for a Marriage License online. Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-36, signed by Governor Pritzker on May 1, 2020, authorizes our office to use videoconferencing technology to enable couples to apply for a Marriage License.

The Virtual Marriage License process will be by appointment only on a First Come/First Served basis based on calendar availability. The change goes into effect starting Monday, July 13, 2020.

Click here to read Frequently Asked Questions before contacting our Office for Information.

BEGIN THE VIRTUAL MARRIAGE LICENSE QUESTIONNAIRE BELOW:



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