Even if you are not booking with our wedding service, please feel free to
call with any questions or concerns regarding your wedding, licenses or locations in New
We'd love to help you in any way we can to have a perfect New Orleans Wedding.
We will sign your license and include your 72 hour wavier (free.) In 2003 I co-authored the bill that allows officiates to sign that 72 hour wavier.
Orleans Parish Field Office
A.M. --3:30 P.M. M-F
NOTICE Office Moved
The other office:
Take the ferry at the end of Canal that leaves every hour on the 1/4 hour,
when you get to the other side of the Mississippi go left 1 1/2 blocks to
the court house GG Below! GG
§242. Waiver of delay
A. A judge or justice of the peace authorized to perform the marriage may waive the seventy-two-hour delay upon application of the parties giving serious and meritorious reasons. His certificate authorizing the immediate performance of the ceremony must be attached to the marriage license.
B. Notwithstanding the provisions of R.S. 9:241, an officiant authorized to perform marriage ceremonies in the parish of Orleans may waive the seventy-two-hour delay for nonresident parties upon application of the parties giving serious and meritorious reasons. His certificate authorizing the immediate performance of the ceremony shall be attached to the marriage license. For purposes of this Subsection, "nonresident" shall mean a person domiciled or residing in a jurisdiction other than the state of Louisiana.
Acts 1987, No. 886, §3, eff. Jan. 1, 1988; Acts 2003, No. 255, §1, eff. June 6, 2003.
http://www.legis.state.la.us/lss/lss.asp?doc=106872 Law about getting married in LA
In June of 2003 Gov. Foster signed my bill SB565, From the time I started until done less the 4 months. Did not know a US citizen could change law! A great feeling!
(drivers license, military ID, or passport)
have the original or a certified copy of your birth certificate.
Have your SS card is best but knowing your social security number. Know both parties mother's maiden names.
This form is the form the marriage licenses office will have you fill out when applying for your marriage license. For your convenience we have posted it so you will know what information you will need to provide. Print (click) this form and fill it out and bring it with you when you go to get your marriage licenses. This will help if only one of you go to get the marriage license. This is the information you will be required to provide to the marriage licenses office when applying for your licenses.
Marriage License Office hours are:
Orleans Parish Field Office
8:00 A.M. --3:30 P.M. M-F
Always call for up-dates on hours!
Info on LA State closers for 2012 Holidays
2012 Holiday Calendar
Please feel free to
call us for assistance @ 1-866-933-3864
Getting married in New Orleans is very simple.
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If a holiday falls on a Saturdays they are closed on Friday and if a holiday falls on a Sunday they are closed on Monday.
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