- Both parties will need to be present in our office with a valid photo ID and their Social Security card, or some other document that has the Social Security number on it. (Passport or Visa)
- No blood test is required.
- Parental consent is required for those 16 and 17 years old.
- A court order is required if either party is under 16.
- The wedding ceremony must be performed in the State of New Mexico.
- Once the ceremony is performed, the license must be returned to the Clerk's Office to be recorded.
New Mexico statute 40-1-2 outlines who may perform the wedding ceremony:
A. A person may solemnize the contract of matrimony by means of an ordained clergyman or authorized representative of a federally recognized Indian tribe, without regard to the sect to which he may belong or the rites and customs he may practice.
B. Judges, justices and magistrates of any of the courts established by the constitution of New Mexico, United States constitution, laws of the state or laws of the United States are civil magistrates having authority to solemnize contracts of matrimony.
C. Civil magistrates solemnizing contracts of matrimony shall charge no fee therefor.
To have a Judge perform a ceremony, please contact:
Aztec (505) 334-9479
Farmington (505) 326-4338
The San Juan County Clerk's Office does not record divorce records. Divorce records may be obtained at the DISTRICT COURT in the county where the divorce was filed.