Certified copies of birth certificates: If either party is from out-of-state, this requirement may be waived by a judge. more…
Must know Social Security numbers, but no documentation is required.
If previously married, a final divorce decree is required.
If widowed, a certified copy of death certificate is required.
$27.50 for marriage license in Orleans Parish (fee is non-refundable).
LOUISIANA RESIDENTS – 72-hour waiting period period between issue of license and wedding, may be waived by a judge. Bring marriage license to judge at First City Court, 421 Loyola Avenue, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. The license is valid for 30 days.
NON LOUISIANA RESIDENTS – An officiant may waive the 72-hour waiting period upon application of the parties giving “serious and meritorious reasons”.
Both people in the couple are needed to appear in person to fill out the application. Contact Orleans Parish Marriage Office for exceptions.
Orleans Parish Marriage Office
1450 Poydras Street (Benson Tower) 4th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70112
Hours: 8:15am to 3:15pm
Mon-Fri (except state holidays) www.oph.dhh.state.la.us or click here
Second-line Street Parade Permit Information (updated 2/2014)
File an Application for a Parade Permit if the event will involve the use of public streets for a parade, jazz funeral, secondline, or other mobile street event. Link to application with the City of New Orleans One Stop: Click here
After One Stop receives Parade Permit a notification of the event will be sent to the New Orleans Police Department, Special Events Division and they will contact the organizer to finalize all details. Contact: NOPD Special Events Division, 504-658-6201 or email@example.com
A permit is required to hold your wedding or take photographs in Jackson Square. For details: 504-658-2176 or Events in Jackson Square.
Charter a Red or Green streetcar for private events – a unique New Orleans
Experience contact Diana Mateo Hernandez with RTA 504-827-8357. For Frequently Asked Questions and Charter Request Form Click here
French Market Rental
Washington Artillery Park – Cannon Platform & Amphitheater