Jefferson County Clerk announces reopening of Port Arthur office for marriage licenses

Published 12:11 am Thursday, May 14, 2020

The Jefferson County Clerk’s Port Arthur office will reopen Monday to issue marriage licenses.

Anyone wishing to apply for a marriage license must appear in person by appointment only at the Port Arthur office, 525 Lakeshore Drive. To make an appointment, call 409-983-8340.

The office will be open from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays until further notice. Requests can be processed with a check, money order or credit card or via escrow account.

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All documents must be e-filed for processing and cannot be accepted from walk-in customers. The Beaumont office remains closed to the public until protective measures against coronavirus have been implemented.

For any questions about the cost for filing a specific document, call 409-835-8475 or visit