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Due to limited staffing and an overwhelming number of phone calls, voicemails, emails, and letters you may now schedule your own appointment in order to receive services from our office using our eScheduler (see below). Appointments are required for all in-person services. Thank you.

Please read and follow this entire notice BEFORE you schedule your appointment.

Step 1: Prepare.

Please visit the following service pages to make sure you are prepared for your appointment:


Concealed Pistol License (CPL)

Step 2: Apply. (if necessary)

eVitals Marriage Application CPL Application Assumed Names Process

*REMEMBER: The marriage license is only valid for 30 days so make sure you make your appointment within 30 days prior to your actual wedding date.

**If you are NOT making an appointment for an Assumed Name, Marriage License or Concealed Pistol License,
you can skip to Step 3.

Step 3: Schedule.

Click here to Schedule Appointment



To provide and promote efficient, timely, world class services at a fair cost to the residents of Wayne County, as well as other members of the public requiring our services. To carry out the statutory obligations of administering all Federal, State and County elections conducted in Wayne County. The Wayne County Clerk, among many other constitutional and statutorily mandated functions, serves as the Clerk of the Third Judicial Circuit Court and as keeper of the records for Wayne County.

The County Clerk is clerk of the Circuit Court and clerk of the following boards: the Board of Commissioners, Board of County Canvassers, Concealed Weapon Licensing Board, and County Plat Board. She serves as Secretary to the Board of Election Commissioners and is also a statutory member of the Wayne County Apportionment Commission. Other functions of the Clerk are primarily recordkeeping in nature. For example, she must keep transcripts of births and deaths, issue marriage licenses, record and index all business assumed names, co-partnership certificates, notary public appointments, and discharge of military personnel.