Applicants must be 19 years or older to marry in the State of Nebraska without consent.
Applicants that are 17 or 18 years old must have parental consent (PDF). Anyone 16 or younger cannot marry in Nebraska.
Nebraska State Statute 43-105 In order to marry in Nebraska, both parties must be a minimum age of seventeen and minors must have parental consent to marry. Parental consent may be provided by : 1) either of the parents, if the parents are living together; 2) the parent having legal custody, if the parents are living apart from each other; 3) the surviving parent, if one is deceased; or 4) the minors guardian if both parents are deceased or if the guardian has legal and actual custody of the minor. ’42-105.
Nebraska State Statute 43-2101 All persons under nineteen years of age are declared to be minors, but in case any person marries under the age of nineteen years, his or her minority ends.