Marriage license is $45.50. This includes a certified copy of your recorded marriage license. 

Updated – 08/28/2017 as per R.S. 221-228 and CCP 74.3.1
Based on ruling in Vo vs. Gee, U.S.D.C. Eastern District of Louisiana No. 16-15639

Marriage License applications are accepted at the St. Helena Parish Clerk of Court’s Offices in Greensburg. You will need to arrive by 3:00 p.m. Licenses must be purchased at least 24 hours in advance of the ceremony. (eff. 08/01/2018)


Pursuant to applicable Louisiana statutes, applicants for Marriage Licenses must provide:

  • All of the information requested on the application MUST be provided by the parties.
    **You must provide the date your most recent marriage ended.
    **One party may present all required documentation to receive the license. Party or parties present must show a valid U.S. state-issued driver’s license or government-issued ID when signing the Marriage License Application and social security cards.
  • Applicants must present an original or certified copy of their birth record. If either party was born outside the United States he/she must present the original birth certificate. If the birth certificate is not in English, applicant(s) must also provide a translated copy from a certified translator. Certificates of Naturalization can also be accepted in place of a birth record.
  • NO marriage license for a minor under the age of 16 shall be issued. NO marriage license for a minor of the age of 16 or 17 shall be issued where there is an age difference of 3 years or greater between the persons seeking the marriage license. Contact the Clerk’s office for further information 225-222-4514.

A Marriage License expires 30 days from the date of issue. Licenses obtained in Louisiana may only be used in Louisiana.