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Florida Marriage License

Information about Florida Marriage Licenses

What Do You Need To Get A Marriage License In Florida?

To obtain a marriage license in Florida, both individuals must produce the following two items:

  • A picture ID (i.e. Driver’s license, valid passport, etc.)
  • Social security numbers

What Is The Cost For A Florida Marriage License?

Currently, the fee is $93.50

Can You Get Married The Same Day In Florida?

For Florida Residents – There is a 3 day waiting period before the license is validated. You can avoid this 3 day waiting period by attending and completing the State Sanctioned Marriage Preparation course (as long as you’ve completed the course within the last 12 months).
Link to Online Marriage Preparation course

For Non Residents of Florida – There is no waiting period so yes, you can apply and get married on the same day.

Information About Getting A Florida Marriage License

After you’ve decided on one of our romantic beach wedding packages and have lined up your accommodations, you’ll need to start thinking about getting your marriage license.

There are a few requirements that you will need to know about obtaining a marriage license so we thought we would give you the information you needed to make it easier for you.

Below you will find information such as…

  • Information about the marriage license application
  • Cost of a marriage license
  • County Clerk information
  • Details about pre-requisites to obtaining the marriage license
  • And much more

Florida Marriage License Requirements

  • Marriage Licenses must be obtained in Florida in order for you to be legally married in Florida
  • A Notary, Judge, or Ordained Minister must perform the ceremony in the State of Florida
  • Licenses can be obtained at any courthouse in Florida and you can get married anywhere in the state of Florida regardless of where you went to apply for a marriage license
  • No waiting period for Non-Florida residents. For Florida residents: Either a 3-Day waiting period or a 4-Hour counseling session is required
  • No blood test required for out of state couples
  • Your marriage by the Florida Notary or Minister is legal worldwide
  • If either party has been divorced in the last 6 months, a copy of the divorce decree is required
  • The marriage license is valid for 60 days after date of issue and ceremony must be performed
    BEFORE the 60 days have expired
  • Florida marriage license requirements may vary as each county could have their own requirements
  • Requirements may vary as each county could have their own requirements

What do you need to bring with you?

  • Bride and Groom must be 18 years of age, and both must be present to apply
    • If either is under 18, but more than 16 years of age, written and notarized consent must be obtained from the parents or legal guardian of the minor person, and filed with the application
    • If one of a minor’s parents is deceased, the remaining parent must provide written, notarized consent. If a minor’s parents are both deceased and there is not an appointed guardian, he/she may apply for a marriage license. A minor who has been previously married may also apply for a license
    • Exceptions are also made if you are expectant parents or are already the parents of a child. Please see Florida Statute741.0405 for more information
  • Picture ID such as a driver’s license, state ID card, or valid passport
  • Both parties will also have to provide their Social Security numbers, but do not need to provide their Social Security Cards
  • You may be asked for a certified copy of your birth certificate in some counties
  • Cost of a marriage license in Florida: $93.50. Marriage license fees can be reduced by up to $32.50 if you complete a licensed Florida pre-marital course taken no more than 1 year prior to applying for the marriage license

Marriage License by Mail:

For information about how to apply for a marriage license by mail for the state of Florida, please visit the Florida Marriage License Express or call Sherry Matthews at (352) 472-7220 (from 9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m. only).

Florida Clerks of Court Office Information

florida county clerk of courts

Alachua County Clerk of Court
201 East University Ave
Gainesville, Florida 32601
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Baker County Clerk of Court
339 E. Macclenny Ave
Macclenny, FL 32063
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Bay County Clerk of Court
300 E. 4th St
Panama City, FL 32401
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Bradford County Clerk of Court
945 North Temple Ave
Starke, FL 32091
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Brevard County Clerk of Court
51 Nieman Ave #100
Melbourne, FL 32901
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Broward County Clerk of Court
201 S.E. 6th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
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Calhoune County Clerk of Court
20859 SE Central Ave – Rm. 130
Blountstown, FL 32424
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Charlotte County Clerk of Court
350 E. Marion Ave
Port Charlotte, FL 33950
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Citrus County Clerk of Court
110 N. Apopka Ave
Inverness, FL 34450
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Clay County Clerk of Court
825 N. Orange Ave
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043-0698
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Collier County Clerk of Court
3315 Tamiami Trail E.
Naples, FL 34112
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Columbia County Clerk of Court
173 NE Hernando Ave
Lake City FL. 32055
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Desoto County Clerk of Court
115 East Oak St – Room 101
Arcadia, FL 34266
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Dixie County Clerk of Court
214 Northeast Highway 351
Cross City, FL 32628
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Duval County Clerk of Court
501 W. Adams St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
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Escambia County Clerk of Court
190 W Government St
Pensacola, FL 32502
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Flagler County Clerk of Court
1769 E Moody Blvd – Bldg 1
Bunnell, FL 32110-0787
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Franklin County Clerk of Court
33 Market St – Suite 203
Apalachicola, FL 32320
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Gadsden County Clerk of Court
10 E. Jefferson St
Quincy, FL 32351
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Gilchrist County Clerk of Court
112 S. Main St
Trenton, Florida 32693
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Glades County Clerk of Court
500 Avenue J
Moorehaven, FL 33471
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Gulf County Clerk of Court
1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd. – Rm. 148
Port St. Joe, FL. 32456
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Hamilton County Clerk of Court
207 NE 1st St – Room 106
Jasper, FL 32052
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Hardee County Clerk of Court
417 W Main St
Wauchula, FL 33873
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Hendry County Clerk of Court
25 E. Hickpochee Ave
LaBelle, FL 33935
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Hernando County Clerk of Court
20 N. Main St – Room 130
Brooksville, Florida 34601-2800
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Highlands County Clerk of Court
590 South Commerce Ave
Sebring, Florida 33870-3867
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Hillsborough County Clerk of Court
401 N Jefferson St
Tampa, FL 33602
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Holmes County Clerk of Court
201 N. Oklahoma St
Bonifay, FL 32425
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Indian River County Clerk of Court
2000 16th Ave
Vero Beach, FL 32960
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Jackson County Clerk of Court
4445 Lafayette St
Marianna Fl, 32446
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Jefferson County Clerk of Court
1 Courthouse Circle
Monticello, FL 32344
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Lafayette County Clerk of Court
120 W Main St
Mayo, FL 32066
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Lake County Clerk of Court
550 W. Main St
Tavares, FL 32778
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Lee County Clerk of Court
1700 Monroe St
Fort Myers, FL 33901
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Leon County Clerk of Court
301 S. Monroe St – Suite 100
Tallahassee, FL 32301
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Levy County Clerk of Court
355 S. Court St
Bronson, Florida 32621
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Liberty County Clerk of Court
10818 NW SR 20
Bristol, FL. 32321
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Madison County Clerk of Court
125 SW Range Ave
Madison, FL 32340
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Manatee County Clerk of Court
1115 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, Florida 34205
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Marion County Clerk of Court
110 NW 1st Ave
Ocala, Florida 34475
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Martin County Clerk of Court
100 East Ocean Blvd – Suite 200
Stuart, Florida 34994
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Miami-Dade County Clerk of Court
73 West Flagler St – Suite 242
Miami, Florida 33130
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Monroe County Clerk of Court
500 Whitehead St
Key West, Florida 33040
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Nassau County Clerk of Court
76347 Veteran’s Way
Yulee, Florida 32097
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Okaloosa County Clerk of Court
101 E. James Lee Blvd
Crestview, Florida 32536
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Okeechobee County Clerk of Court
312 Northwest 3rd St
Okeechobee, Florida 34972
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Orange County Clerk of Court
425 N. Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32801
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Osceola County Clerk of Court
2 Courthouse Square, Suite 2000
Kissimmee, FL 34741
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Palm Beach County Clerk of Court
301 North Olive Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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Pasco County Clerk of Court
38053 Live Oak Ave
Dade City, Florida 33523
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Pinellas County Clerk of Court
315 Court St
Clearwater, Florida 33756
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Polk County Clerk of Court
255 N Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL 33830
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Putnam County Clerk of Court
410 St. Johns Ave
Palatka, FL 32177
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Santa Rosa County Clerk of Court
5841 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
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St. Johns County Clerk of Court
4010 Lewis Speedway
St. Augustine, FL 32084
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St. Lucie County Clerk of Court
201 South Indian River Dr
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
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Sarasota County Clerk of Court
2000 Main St
Sarasota, FL 34237
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Seminole County Clerk of Court
301 N. Park Ave
Sanford, FL 32772
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Sumter County Clerk of Court
215 E McCollum Ave
Bushnell, FL 33513
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Suwannee County Clerk of Court
200 S. Ohio Ave
Live Oak, Florida 32064
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Taylor County Clerk of Court
108 N. Jefferson St – Suite 102
Perry, FL 32347
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Union County Clerk of Court
55 West Main St
Union County Courthouse Rm 103
Lake Butler, FL 32054
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Volusia County Clerk of Court
101 North Alabama Ave
DeLand, FL 32724
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Wakulla County Clerk of Court
3056 Crawfordville Hwy
Crawfordville, FL 32327
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Walton County Clerk of Court
31 Coastal Centre Blvd
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
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Washington County Clerk of Court
1293 Jackson Ave
Chipley, FL 32428
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To learn more about the Florida marriage license requirements, cost of marriage license, or about where to apply for marriage license, call Sugar Beach Weddings at 850-650-1515 or email us today.