Does the Clerk of Court perform marriage ceremonies?

At this time, the Clerk of Court is not performing marriage ceremonies due to COVID-19. The Clerk of Court is a division of the State of Iowa.  For questions about the Clerk of Court, please contact them at 319-398-3411 or visit the Iowa Judicial Branch website.

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1. Are divorce records located in the Recorder's Office?
2. Does the Clerk of Court perform marriage ceremonies?
3. Can the Recorder's Office verify information via telephone regarding birth, death and/or marriage records ?
4. Is there a process to register as an officiant to perform marriages in Iowa?
5. What is the fee for a certified copy of a birth, death or marriage record?
6. Where do I get a marriage license?
7. Where do I get a copy of my birth certificate?
8. Once we pick up our license to marry, how long is it valid?
9. If I need a certified copy of a vital record from another county, where do I apply?