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International Info

International Couples

Las Vegas International couples Marriage License InfoThose couples who reside outside the U.S. will need to provide some proof of their birthdate, such as a passport or other country-issued I.D., in order to obain a marriage license. There is no other special documentation that will need to be provided. International couples will need to contact officials in their country of origin to find out how to register their marriage at home.

Apostille Information

When a citizen of a foreign country that abides by the Hague authentication treaty is married in Las Vegas, proof of the marriage consists of a certified copy of the marriage certificate (proof that the marriage ceremony was performed) and an Apostille. Some countries may also require a certified copy of the marriage application (license) as well. Please check with the appropriate agency in your country.

The following countries require an Apostille:

German Consulate

1. certified copy of marriage certificate (certified abstract is not accepted overseas)
2. Apostille in accordance with the above agreement
3. certified copy of license

The fees for these documents are stipulated by the Nevada Agencies and are currently:
1. certified copy of marriage Certificat - $ 10.00
2. Apostille (Secretary of State) - $ 20.00 (if expedite handling is requested - $ 95.00
3. certified copy of license - $ 4.00

The charge for postage and handling in this office - $ 39.00 (this fee is set by the German Government) We have a list with requirements for practically all european countries, that we periodically check with the respective consulates. This is too much to list. We assist in all cases. If any question from anyone abroad arise they can call our office. (702 - 734-9700).

In order to insure efficiency, we recommend utilizing the German Consulate here in Las Vegas to process and expedite the Apostille. Appointments are made by contacting their office directly:

Sigrid Sommer
900 East Desert Inn Road, Ste. 103
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
Phone number: 702-734-9700
FAX number: 702-435-4692
Email address: