Las Vegas is the Marriage Capital of the World. This is one of the few places around the world where you can obtain your marriage license and get married at just about any time of the day and night.

Obtaining Your Marriage License

As with any wedding, you must obtain your marriage license before you can get married. The marriage licenses are obtainable at the Regional Justice Center located on the corner of Clark and Third Streets in Las Vegas and they open at 8am and close at midnight, giving you ample time to secure your license, find a great chapel and get married.

In most instances you can get your license within thirty minutes and have the choice of over sixty chapels to choose from. You can also download the form directly off the internet, complete it and take the completed form with you to speed up the process. You can find the pre-application marriage license form at

Wedding Options

Las Vegas is often the top choice for those looking to elope. This city handles over three hundred marriage license applications each and every day and does more than one hundred thousand weddings per year. As you can see, this is why they are called the Marriage Capital of the World.

With a wide selection of wedding chapels to choose from, you can get married by Elvis or you can choose a romantic chapel to make your heart sing.

Unusual Choices

Not everyone heading to Las Vegas to get married are eloping. Many of them take months of planning, welcoming all their guests and staying in some of the most luxurious hotels on and off the strip.

Some of the more unusual choices for weddings include the Pirate Ship, Skydiving, a rollercoaster wedding and even getting married in a helicopter as you tour the Grand Canyon.