Tennessee Marriage License Information
No Waiting Period!
There is no waiting period when you apply for a
Tennessee marriage license. You can apply for your licensed and be married
the same day.
No Blood Tests!
No blood tests or medicals are required
when applying for a Tennessee marriage license.
You must be at least 18
years of age.
Both parties must present either a Valid Driver's License or
a Certified Birth Certificate. If you are not a US Citizen, you will need to present a
Valid Passport. If your social security number is not shown on your Driver's License, you
must bring your Social Security Card with you.
Once you apply, the
marriage application is good for a period of 30 days. If you are not married within the 30
day period, it will be necessary for you to
reapply for a Tennessee marriage license.
If you have been divorced
and taken back your Maiden Name and your current driver's license does not reflect your
Maiden Name, it will be necessary for you to bring your Divorce Decree indicating the name
change before you can apply for a Tennessee marriage license.
You may apply for your TN
marriage license at any
Courthouse in Tennessee.
LOCATIONS AND HOURS TO APPLY FOR YOUR TENNESSEE MARRIAGE LICENSE
Hours vary during Holidays - Contact courthouse for specific dates and times.
Apply for a TN
Marriage License at the Sevier County
125 Court Avenue, Sevierville, TN
Telephone (865) 453-5502
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.,
Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Apply for a Tennessee
Marriage license at the Pigeon Forge City
225 Pine Mountain Road, Pigeon Forge, TN
Telephone (865) 908-6613
Saturday Only: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Or apply for a TN
Marriage License at the Shilling Center in
Gatlinburg TN Marriage License office at
405 Reagan Drive, Gatlinburg, TN
Telephone (865) 430-3404
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon,
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Forms of Payment
- Cash Only
Out of State Applicants: $45.00
at Sevier County Courthouse only (the above locations are all under the
jurisdiction of Sevier County).
Tennessee Residents: If Tennessee residents complete a
4-hour marriage counseling class held by a qualified counselor, the cost for
the license is $45.00, otherwise the cost is $105.00. Contact your
local courthouse for instructions.
Application Policy and Fee subject to change without notice.
Marry on a Mountain in Tennessee and enjoy
the Wedding of your Dreams!
Call us at 1-800-729-4365
Directions to Mountain Valley Chapel .
From Pigeon Forge, at Traffic Light 3,
turn onto Wears Valley Road, drive just 1.9 miles to our directional sign on the right,
then follow Chapel Way one-half mile to the very top. You will see our Welcome
sign as you approach the parking area of the chapel. Please call ahead to see inside
the chapel so that we can arrange to meet you there.
Our business office is located
at 2740 Florence Drive in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Regular business office
hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Weddings are held daily at the
chapel by appointment only. From the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, at Traffic
Light No. 3, turn onto Wears Valley Road (Hwy. 321) and then left onto
Florence Drive and drive a short distance to 2740 Florence. You will
see our sign and a sign also for Eagles Ridge Resort.
The wedding professionals at
Wedding Chapels will endeavor to make your Smoky Mountain wedding a day you will
remember for years to come. Our professional photographers will capture special moments of
your wedding day from the bridal room to your first kiss as husband and wife. The
surrounding Smoky Mountains are a beautiful backdrop for your wedding photographs. Our
professional videographer will film your wedding ceremony from three different mounted
cameras to capture close-ups of the faces of the bride and groom as well as full views of
the ceremony while it is taking place. The wedding flowers will be designed by our
professional florist in fresh or silk bouquets. Your honeymoon lodging, limousine and
wedding reception can be coordinated by our wedding consultants.
Our ministers will lead you and all of the wedding party through proper procedures so that
the ceremony runs smoothly. Both of our ministers are ordained and each has a valid
license to perform your ceremony. The ceremonies they perform include the ring exchange,
repeating of vows and an inter-denominational Christian message. A family medallion
service can be included in the wedding ceremony when children will be a part of this new
marital family. Also, a unity service can be included in the wedding ceremony with special
music and the lighting of the unity candle.
We offer traditional wedding music played from CD's with quality sound from our audio
equipment. We have a significant library of music.
The Surrounding Area
If you've never been to Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge or the Smokey Mountains... you are in
for a treat! The Tennessee mountains will entice you back year after year.
Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge are both within close proximity to the Dollywood Theme Park,
many music theaters, art galleries and fine restaurants. The outlet malls in Pigeon
Forge are a favorite for tourists who visit this area. At Tanger 5 Oaks Mall some of
the newest stores are Chico's, Cold Water Creek and Fresh Produce. A wonderful
seafood restaurant, Connor's Seafood, has also just opened at the 5 Oaks Mall.
Nearby are several two new restaurants - The Olive Garden and Outback
Steakhouse in Sevierville and Johnny Carino's Italian Restaurant in Pigeon
While you are here you may want to consider a hike to Mt. LeConte Lodge from one of
several different hiking trails within The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. You
will enjoy the atmosphere of The Great Smoky Mountains whether you hike or just sit back
on your deck and look out over the majestic Smokey Mountain views. The
Alum Cave trail to the top of Mt. LeConte is a favorite among many.
A trip to the Smokies is a favorite vacation spot for visitors from all over the world.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in the
United States. When you arrive in town, just follow the Parkway through Pigeon Forge
into Gatlinburg and continue into the park on the Smoky Mountain Parkway. As you
enter, stop and enjoy the Sugarland's Visitor Center with their wildlife under glass
displays. No matter when you visit the Smokies....you will love the mist
rising over the mountainsides with an ever-changing view. While you are
visiting...you may just see a Smokey Mountain Black Bear! Just give yourself time to
explore and take in these Great Smoky Mountains that our Lord has given us to enjoy.