Jay-Z, Beyonce

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The question of did they or didn't they has finally been answered: On April 4, Beyoncé and Jay-Z most certainly did.

While the newlyweds have yet to confirm or deny—or make any comment whatsoever on—their marital status, E! News has confirmed the superstar duo quietly filed their signed wedding license in Scarsdale, N.Y., Friday afternoon.

"Yes, we did receive it back," Scarsdale Town Clerk Donna Conkling said. "We do have public information on our marriage applicants, and that's one of the things we can confirm."

The license, which arrived at Scarsdale Town Hall in the mail, confirms what we reported on the happy day: namely, that Shawn Carter made Beyoncé Knowles his missus.

While the nuptials took place well within the 60-day period the license was valid for (it was obtained April 1), their officiant did exceed the state law requiring the document to be filed within five days of the vow swap.

Not to worry, though—the minimal turnaround time is frequently flouted by newlyweds, and while it technically could result in a small fee or a misdemeanor, it's unlikely any wrist slapping will result.

Jay-Z, 38, and Knowles, 26, tied the knot in an intimate ceremony at the rapper's TriBeCa penthouse apartment.

Tight-lipped family and even tighter-lipped friends were in attendance at the all-night celebration, including Tina, Matthew and Solange Knowles, Destiny's Child pals Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams and fellow star couple Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow.

The freshly minted spouses didn't have much of a honeymoon, however. Jay-Z was back to business as usual the following day, returning to the stage for his sold-out tour with Mary J. Blige.

Somehow, we think he'll make it up to his bride.

—Additional reporting by Josh Grossberg

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