The Court holds your marriage license for thirty (30) days after it is returned. Anytime within that thirty days, you may obtain a certified copy from the Court. The cost is $1.25 per copy. If you wish to request copies by mail, you must request within the thirty (30) day period. You must inform the Court of the bride's maiden name and the groom's name, enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope along with enough money to cover the number of copies requested. Mail requests to Riley County District Court, 100 Courthouse Plaza, Manhattan, KS 66502.
After the thirty-day time period has passed, the original is sent to the KDHE Office of Vital Statistics, 100 S. W. Jackson, Suite 120, Topeka, Kansas 66612-2221, where it is kept on permanent file. Copies from the Office of Vital Statistics are $15.00 for each copy.
The phone number for Vital Statistics is (785) 296-1400. Forms to request a copy of a marriage license can be obtained at the office of the Clerk of the District Court, 100 Courthouse Plaza, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.