Child Support

To check on your Child Support Payments, you can call the Help Kids toll-free line at 1-800-840-8757.

If you want a Child Support Payment History, it can be picked up in the clerk’s office from the custodial or non-custodial parent only.

Cost for printouts are $1.00 each (Add $1.00 if you need it certified)

To Pay Child Support by Credit Card:

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For more information please contact the Clerk’s Office.

 Circuit and Superior Court Filing

  2018 – 2019 Filing Fees

Statewide E-Filing

Before you E-File – Read Trial Rule 86

Wells County Local Rules


Wells County Records start in 1837

Some of the records available in the Clerk’s Office include:

  • Marriage Records
  • Estates and Wills
  • Civil & Criminal

Marriage Licenses

  • Cost: $18.00 plus $2.00 for first certified copy.
  • Out-of-State Marriage License: $60.00 plus $2.00 for first certified copy.
  • At least 1 applicant must reside in Wells County.
  • Ages 18 and older need a Drivers License or a Certified Birth Certificate.
  • Ages 17 and under requires additional information (please contact the Clerks Office)


All applicants must fill out an application for a U.S. Passport and submit the application in person with the following:

  • Certified Birth Certificate
  • Driver’s License
  • One Passport Photo
  • Application Fee (below)

Passports are received in 4-6 weeks.**

Application Fees For Passport Book: 
Adult: $145.00
16 Years & Older
Expires 10 years from date issued.
($110.00 Payable to US Department of State & $35.00 Payable to Wells County Clerk) Children ages 16 & 17 require one parents signature

Child: $115.00
15 Years and Younger*
Expires 5 years from date issued.

($80.00 Payable to US Department of State & $35.00 Payable to Wells County Clerk)

* To submit an application for a child under the age of 16, both parents or the legal guardian(s) must appear with ID’s and sign for the child.

** You may expedite your passport (received in 7-10 days) for an additional $60.00 plus additional postage fee.

Passport Cards are now available for land & sea travel only.

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