Getting Married In Florida? - Not sure what you need to do.
A marriage license may be obtained Monday through Friday, except holidays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the offices of the Clerk of the Court.
See our web page Wedding License for a list of Florida Clerk of the Court addresses, phone numbers and their website links.
- New Law SB 694 - All Florida couples applying for a marriage license must complete an affidavit if they have children in common born in the State of Florida. (Affidavit can be found below)
- Florida Applicants must read the Family Law Handbook (See Attachments below for a copy)
- From out of state or another country and want to get married in Florida no problem. Contact us for information for Marriage License in Absentia. Email request to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Fee to solemnized the marriage is $30 plus traveling fee. Please review the Notary Fees tab.
- How long is a marriage license valid once it is issued? The marriage must be solemnized within sixty (60) days of issuance of the marriage license. Don't forget your witnesses - 2 please.
- Requirements to obtain marriage license in the State of Florida:
- Both parties must be present when applying for a marriage license, sign the application form and take an oath to the truthfulness of the information provided.
- Both parties must provide proof of the following:
- Age: both parties must be at least 18 years of age.
- Identification: in the form of a driver's license, state ID, military ID or passport.
- U.S. citizens must provide their Social Security Number. Non-citizens may provide a Social Security Number or an Alien Registration Number issued by the Immigration and Naturalization Service.
- An application form must be completed. If either party has been previously married, you must note on the application how and when the marriage ended.
- The fee for the marriage license is $93.50. This fee is reduced to $61.00 for Florida residents who have completed a premarital preparation course.