With More Construction Downtown, Parking is scarce so avoid Parking Issues--- Renew your License Plates by:

* Mailing in your Renewal (just follow the instructions on your renewal card)

*Going Online at Drive.KY.Gov click here

*Calling in your Renewal (270-685-8434 Ext. 2) from 8:00AM until 3:00PM Monday thru Friday (At the end of the month, this service may not be available during lunch hours or the last day of each month due to the volume of customers in the office)

*Using the Automated System 24 hours a day by calling 1-877-885-3013  (You will need your vehicles title number, renewal notice amount, and credit card to process your renewal over the phone; your title number is located on your title or your old registration.)

​Renewing by Phone or using the Automated System will not be available on the Last Day of Each Month 


The general requirements are as follows:

  1. The couple must apply for the license in person together.
  2. Both must be 18 years old or older.
  3. There is no waiting period, blood test, or physical requirements.
  4. The marriage license is valid for 30 days, including the date issued.
  5. The marriage license is valid anywhere in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
  6. Both must present an acceptable form of ID, such as a drivers's license, government issued picture ID, original birth certificate, passport, or social security card.
  7. There is a $35.50 (cash only) fee for the license.

Marriage with person under age 18

The following requirements must be met prior to issuing a marriage license if either party is under 18:

  1. Must be 16 years of age. Neither party under 16 may be issued a marriage license without an order from the District Court. A female must be pregnant before the court will issue an order.
  2. A female minor must make application in the county of her parent's residence, but can get married in another county after she has completed the requirements for the license.
  3. A Consent to Marriage Form (84-FCC-501) is required. This must be completed, witnessed, signed by the parent or legal guardian* of the minor, and sworn by the deputy clerk. (A guardian must bring the document affirming guardianship).
  4. One parent or legal guardian* and two witnesses 18 years old or older, must sign the Consent to Marriage Form for each minor.
  5. If the parents of either minor are divorced, custody papers are required to sign the Consent to Marriage Form.
  6. Birth Certificate or Drivers License

*Legal guardian must have full guardianship.

NOTE: Kentucky does not marry minors whose parents reside outside the Commonwealth of Kentucky.