Getting Married In Indiana?
Information you might want to know if you are getting married in Indiana.
Indiana State Flower
Do you want to use the state flower in your wedding bouquet?
The state flower of Indiana is the beautiful Peony. (Pictured above)
Getting Your Marriage License
If you are getting married in the sate of Indiana, to apply for a marriage license both you and your future spouse must appear in person at the Clerk’s Office in an Indiana county where one of you resides, or for non-residents in the Indiana county where the marriage will be solemnized.
Marriage license fee: $18 for resident. $60 for non resident.
- Minimum age to get a marriage license in Indiana: Age 18
- Both applicants must apply at the same time.
- Once the license is obtained, Indiana residents may be married anywhere in the state of Indiana.
- There is NO waiting period.
- The wedding license is valid for 60 days.
- There is NO blood test required.
- Residency is NOT required.
- Witnesses are not required in the State of Indiana.
- Both parties need to be present to apply in person.
- Both parties need to provide a valid form of I.D.
- Both parties need to provide a valid Social Security number/card.
You can check most recent updated laws here.
Plan Your Wedding According To Your Favorite Season
Average summer temperatures are in the upper 80’s during the warmest summer months. Humidity and hot weather makes the decision of having an indoor wedding an easy one.
Because of the cold temperatures in the winter months, only a small percentage of engaged couples decide to get married during the winter months. Average temperatures during the winter is 35F – 45F.
The Fall months are the most popular for weddings. The humidity and warm weather will surely make your wedding photos postcard perfect.
As the weather starts to warm, the weather in the spring could produce storms. Even though the weather starts to warm up you might want to choose an indoor venue.
Popular Indiana Wedding Traditions
- Most engaged couples in Indiana choose to have a semi-formal wedding.
- Indoor wedding venues are more popular than outdoor venues.
- Historic venues and buildings make the perfect location for Indiana weddings.
- Tradition in Indiana is that the bride’s family pays for the wedding.
- Indianapolis and Fort Wayne are the two most popular cities to get married.
- The scenery that Indiana has to offer makes it a perfect match for your postcard perfect photos.