Same-sex marriage licenses will be issued beginning Dec. 6

  • Written by Cameron Satterfield, King County Department of Executive Services
The King County Recorder’s Office is making plans for the first day of marriage equality in Washington state. The first day that marriage licenses can be issued to same-sex couples will be Thursday, Dec. 6. The first day that licenses could be used is three days later,Sunday, Dec. 9.

The Recorder’s Office will open for extended hours Dec. 6-8. The Recorder’s Office is still firming up details of the plan for those first three days, including hours of operation. The office will not be open on Sunday, Dec. 9, and no marriage licenses will be issued to same-sex couples until Dec. 6.

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