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ID Requirement:If you are over 24 years of age, you will just need to show your driver's licenses. Otherwise you need to provide your birth certificate or a passport. You also need to provide your Social Security numbers.
Common Law Marriage:
Same Sex Marriages: Yes, in a few counties. Read more
Under 18: In order to get married, a court order is necessary for anyone under 16 years of age. If you are between 16 and 17 years old, you will need parental consent.
Officiants: Any ordained or licensed clergymen, and justices of the peace.
Witnesses: You need two witnesses at your wedding ceremony.
Miscellaneous: License if valid for one year. The marriage license hotline is 505-768-4314.
Copy of Certificate of Marriage:
New Mexico Health Services Division
P.O. Box 26110
Santa Fe, NM 87502
Phone: (505) 827-2338
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