What you will need to know when applying for a marriage license (PDF) in Alpena County.

The Alpena County Clerk's Office only has marriage records for individuals who applied for their license in Alpena County. Marriage licenses are public records and can be obtained by anyone. You will need to provide the names of the parties as well as the date of marriage.

Marriage licenses may be ordered in person or through the mail. If by mail, the record will be mailed to you within 2 to 4 days. If in person, it will take between 10 to 15 minutes.

There is a $16 fee for the first certified copy and a $6 fee for each additional copy of the same record ordered at the same time. All copies issued by this office are certified copies with a raised seal.

Order Records

  • Order a record online
  • Order a record by mail
    Please send the Records Request Form (PDF) along with a self-addressed stamped envelope, a copy of your photo ID, and a check or money order to:

    Alpena County Clerk
    720 W Chisholm Street, Suite 2
    Alpena, MI 49707