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County Clerk
Mary B. Bedard, CPA
1115 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301-4639
Public Hours 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Mon-Fri
(661) 868-3588

MARRIAGE LICENSE

Marriage licenses may be completed and obtained at the County Clerk's Office.

Kern County Administrative Building
1115 Truxtun Ave, 1st Floor
Bakersfield, Ca 93301
(661) 868-3743
Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

OR

Ridgecrest Office
Temporarily, marriage licenses will be issued every other Wednesday beginning August 13, 2014. To purchase a marriage license, both parties must appear together, each must have a valid government issued picture ID and have a completed marriage license application.

Kern County Administrative Building
400 N China Lake Blvd
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(661) 868-3714
Walk-ins and appointments available for the following days:
August 13, 2014 10:15 - 2:30
August 27, 2014 10:15 - 2:30
September 10, 2014 10:15 - 2:30
September 24, 2014 10:15 - 2:30

Please click here for an English Marriage License application

Please click here for a Spanish Marriage License application

Application is for Ridgecrest office only. Print out, complete and take with you to your appointment.

LIST OF OFFICIANTS

Clicking on the link below will direct you away from our web site to a courtesy listing of wedding officiants. We are not recommending any of these individuals. We have not investigated them personally or professionally. We do not advocate the use of anyone on this list. There are other sources of names of officiants available that can be found in the phone directory or by searching the internet. We do not guarantee or represent that anyone on this list will perform a marriage ceremony if requested to do so. It is YOUR responsibility to insure that the officiant you choose to perform your wedding ceremony is someone with whom you want to do business.




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