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Before a marriage can occur in Tennessee, a license must be obtained from a County Clerk. Ministers of the Gospel, Rabbis, Christian Science practitioners, and various civil officials are authorized by law to solemnize a marriage. 

bullet Information about law requiring Premarital Preparation Course  
Marriage license requirements are specific to each applicant's age. Please be familiar with information that pertains to both parties.
bullet  18 Years Of Age or Older
bullet  16 or 17 Years Of Age
bullet  15 Years Of Age or Younger
To receive a certified copy of your marriage certificate you must supply the County Clerk's Office with the following:
bullet  Name of couple (including bride's maiden name)
bullet  Date of marriage
bullet  $5.00
You may make your request in person or by mail. The address is:

W.F. (Bill) Knowles
County Clerk
625 Georgia Avenue
Room 201
Chattanooga, Tn 37402

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