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Henry County, Iowa - Marriage Application


Office of the Recorder

Henry County, Iowa - Marriage Application

Welcome to the Henry County Recorder's Office

     Mindy Fitzgibbon County Recorder

100 East Washington Street Suite 201, PO Box 106 Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641

319-385-0765

319-385-0770 FAX

recorder@henrycountyiowa.us

Marriage Application


You may apply for a Marriage License at any County Recorder’s office in Iowa as long as the ceremony is performed in Iowa. Marriage Applications are accepted in Henry County between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M.

To apply for a Marriage License in the Recorder’s Office

Party A, Party B, and one witness (must be 18 years or older) must appear in person (contact office for other option) All three must present photo identification(driver’s license or government issued ID), $35.00 fee includes a certified copy of the Marriage Certificate.


The license shall become valid after the expiration of three calendar days after the date of acceptance.

Once the marriage has been performed and the Certificate of Marriage has been returned to the Recorder’s office and placed on record, a certified copy will be mailed to Party A or Party B. Either Party may use use this certified copy for a name change on social security and driver’s license, etc.



If you wish to apply via mail, please contact our office for instructions.

Vital Records Applications can now be found at the Iowa Department of Public Health’s website. Click here to be taken to their website.

Henry County Recorder's Contact

County Court House
100 E. Washington St. Suite 201 P.O. Box 106 Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

Monday - Friday: 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Phone Number: (319) 385-0765​​​​​​​  
Fax number:  (319) 385-0770

1st Deputy: Marla Willey
2nd Deputy: Sandy Suter

Clerk: Stephanie Whalen