Marriage & Civil Union Licenses

Couples who intend to be married or joined in a civil union in Will County, IL may obtain a license at the offices of DuPage Township, by appointment only. A license is not in effect the day it is obtained, but is in effect the next day and for sixty days following issuance. To obtain a license, both parties must be present and the process takes approximately 20 – 30 minutes. Both parties must be 18 years old. Persons 16 or 17 years old may obtain a license with the consent of both parents.


Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
By Appointment Only

Required documentation for both parties:

Certified copy of birth certificate AND one of the following:

  • Drivers license
  • Baptismal certificate
  • School record
  • Draft card
  • FOID card
  • Military ID
  • Passport

Previous Marriage?

Persons who have been married before must show proof of dissolution of marriage by providing a certified copy of the divorce decree or death certificate, whichever is applicable.


$28 for the license
$9 for the first certified copy purchased the same day
$4 for each additional certified copy purchased the same day

Contact us if you have any questions or to make an appointment to obtain your license:

Phone: (630) 759-1317