Wedding License
License information for couples wanting to get married in the Great Smoky Mountain area.

All information here is correct and up to date and provided only from the Sevier County courthouse.

*Tennessee Residents: If you live in the state of Tennessee you pay $101.00** for your marriage license.
If you attend 4 hours of a premarital preparation course and present a certificate of completion your cost will be $41.00**

*All Non-Residents: If you are getting married in Tennessee and obtaining a license from any other county besides Sevier "here in the Smokies" the price of a license is about $100.00 (depending on the County).  A license purchased in Sevier County only will be $41.00**

* If your spouse has a Tn. drivers license and you have one from out of state you will be charged $101.00**

**These prices are based on cash transactions.  There is a small credit card fee if you use your Visa or Mastercard debit or credit card. 

Both participants must be 18 years of age.
Present a valid drivers license, or certified birth certificate.
Present a social security card if not a drivers license.
If not a United States citizen, you must present a valid passport.
If either of you have been divorced or widowed, you will need to know the exact date that the divorce was final or date of death. If the bride has had a name change in her divorce and has not had her name changed on her drivers license, she will need to provide a certified copy of her divorce decree.
There is no blood test.
There is no waiting period.
License must be used within 30 days of issuance license can be used same day applied for.
The court house cannot send out applications for marriage license, both bride and groom must be present and payment is in cash, exact change is appreciated.
If you are under 18 you must contact the court house for specifics.

Get directions and maps to your various wedding license facilities here below
Sevier County Courthouse

Office Hours
MON - THUR 8:30 - 4:30
FRIDAY 8:30 - 5:00
(865) 453-5502

Pigeon Forge City Hall
Office Hours
SATURDAY 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Gatlinburg Shilling Center
Office Hours
MON & FRI 8:00 - 5:00
WED 8:00 - 12:00

SAT 9:00 - 1:00
(865) 430-3404

It's always a good idea to check and see if the courthouse is open on certain holidays. Call the main courthouse office during the week at 865/453-5502 to verify hours or requirements.
Please Note, you must obtain a Tennessee marriage license from any TN. courthouse  in order to make your wedding legal.  We cannot purchase the license for you.  Have a question about getting your license?  Call the County Clerk's office at 865/453-5502 during regular business weekday hours.
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