Polk County Recorder

Judge Info

Polk County Judges who perform Marriage Ceremonies

For all weddings, whether at the courthouse or elsewhere, please call the judge in advance to make an appointment.

For weddings performed at a time other than regular judicial working hours and at a place other than a court facility, a judge or magistrate may charge a fee not to exceed $200.00. Individual judges may charge different fees. Please inquire for actual costs when arranging a ceremony.

Click here for a list of Judges*(.pdf)

Contact Us

Polk County Administration Building
111 Court Avenue Ste 250
Des Moines, IA 50309-2251
Phone: 515-286-3160
Fax: 515-323-5393