WVC 48 - 2 - 204
§48-2-204. Record of marriage celebrated outside of state.
If at the time of celebrating any marriage out of this state,
either or both of the parties thereto is a resident of this state,
a certificate or statement of that fact, verified by the affidavit
of any person present at such celebration, or a transcript of the
marriage record, certified by the custodian of such records, from
the state where the marriage was celebrated, may be returned to the
clerk of the county commission of the county in which the husband
resides, if he is a resident, or otherwise to the clerk of the
county in which the wife resides, and an abstract thereof shall be
recorded by the clerk in the register of marriages and indexed in
the name of both parties.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session