• ​Divorced applicants must provide the month and year of their last divorce. If the divorce was finalized within 30 days of applying for the marriage license, the applicant must provide an original or certified copy of the divorce decree. There is no waiting period between the divorce and applying for the new license. The Wake County Register of Deeds does not handle divorces.
  • To obtain a copy of a divorce processed in Wake County, click for more information.
  • To obtain additional information about divorce proceedings, follow this link to the Clerk of Superior Court.
Note: Social Security card or W-2 form AND current ID with name and date of birth is required to get marriage license.