The Register of Deeds Office issues and records licenses for marriages performed in Haywood County. The requirements are as follows:
The Marriage License fee is $60.
There is no waiting period, and blood tests and physicals are not required.
The marriage license is valid for 60 days from the date of issue , or the marriage can be performed the same day.
The license is valid in any county in North Carolina as long as it is returned to the Register of Deeds in the county in which it was issued. Failure to do so subjects the person performing the ceremony to a $200.00 fine.
Both parties must appear before the Register of Deeds staff. Both parties must present a valid drivers license, a valid picture ID, or a certified birth certificate.
Both parties must be 18 years of age.
Both parties must provide proof of social security number.
If either party has been married before, please know the month and year of how he last marriage ended. If divorced, please provide a copy of the divorce papers.
Please call the Register of Deeds office for underage marriage requirements.The office is open from 8:00am to 4:45m Monday through Friday. The phone number is 828-452-6635. Please call if there are any further questions.