Champaign County, Illinois
Local Government Information Center

Circuit Court Sixth Judicial Circuit

Honorable Thomas J. Difanis, Presiding Judge

Wedding Scheduling Information

Champaign County Circuit Court judges perform marriage ceremonies at the Champaign County Courthouse Monday through Friday (except county holidays), by appointment only.

1. Obtain a marriage license from the Champaign County Clerk's Office at least one calendar day prior to the ceremony.

Champaign County Clerk's Office
1776 E. Washington St.
Urbana, IL 61802
(M-F 8:00 - 4:00)
(217) 384-3720

2. Schedule your appointment at the courthouse:
              (217) 384-3707

3. On the day of your ceremony, you must check in at 11:30 and bring the following:

  • Your valid marriage license
  • $10.00 cash
  • Photo IDs

You will check in at the Law Library on the 2nd floor of the courthouse.

You may bring as many guests as you'd like, but everyone in your party must pass through courthouse security to enter.  Cellular phones are NOT allowed in the courthouse.  Cameras are allowed for weddings only.

Please call to cancel as soon as possible if you will not be able to make your scheduled appointment. 

Civil Marriage Ceremonies

Ceremony Scheduling (217) 384-3707
Address Courthouse
101 E. Main St.
Urbana, IL 61801
Map & Directions
Courtrooms A, B, C, D & E are located on the 3rd floor of the Courthouse. Courtrooms F, G, H, J & K are located on the 2nd floor of the Courthouse. The Courthouse is a secure facility which can be accessed via the Main Street Entrance only. All persons entering the Courthouse must pass through a metal detector. All bags & packages must pass through an x-ray machine.
Courthouse Accessibility

The Champaign County Circuit Court makes every effort to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Illinois Environmental Barriers Act. If you need special assistance because of a disability or have questions regarding the physical accessibility of the Champaign County Courthouse please contact:

Court Administrator
Courthouse Room 213
101 E. Main St.
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 384-0154