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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
352-374-3609
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Baker County Clerk of Court
339 E. Macclenny Ave
Macclenny, FL 32063
904-259-3686
Map and Directions


Bay County Clerk of Court
300 E. 4th St
Panama City, FL 32401
850-763-9061
Map and Directions


Bradford County Clerk of Court
945 North Temple Ave
Starke, FL 32091
904-966-6280
Map and Directions


Brevard County Clerk of Court
51 Nieman Ave #100
Melbourne, FL 32901
321-637-54136
Map and Directions


Broward County Clerk of Court
201 S.E. 6th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
954-712-7899
Map and Directions


Calhoune County Clerk of Court
20859 SE Central Ave – Rm. 130
Blountstown, FL 32424
850-674-4545
Map and Directions


Charlotte County Clerk of Court
350 E. Marion Ave
Port Charlotte, FL 33950
941-505-4716
Map and Directions


Citrus County Clerk of Court
110 N. Apopka Ave
Inverness, FL 34450
352-341-6424
Map and Directions


Clay County Clerk of Court
825 N. Orange Ave
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043-0698
904-269-6302
Map and Directions


Collier County Clerk of Court
3315 Tamiami Trail E.
Naples, FL 34112
239-252-2646
Map and Directions


Columbia County Clerk of Court
173 NE Hernando Ave
Lake City FL. 32055
386-758-1342
Map and Directions


Desoto County Clerk of Court
115 East Oak St – Room 101
Arcadia, FL 34266
863-993-4876
Map and Directions


Dixie County Clerk of Court
214 Northeast Highway 351
Cross City, FL 32628
352-498-1200
Map and Directions


Duval County Clerk of Court
501 W. Adams St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
904-255-2000
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Escambia County Clerk of Court
190 W Government St
Pensacola, FL 32502
850-595-4310
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Flagler County Clerk of Court
1769 E Moody Blvd – Bldg 1
Bunnell, FL 32110-0787
386-313-4400
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Franklin County Clerk of Court
33 Market St – Suite 203
Apalachicola, FL 32320
850-653-8861
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Gadsden County Clerk of Court
10 E. Jefferson St
Quincy, FL 32351
850-875-8601
Map and Directions


Gilchrist County Clerk of Court
112 S. Main St
Trenton, Florida 32693
352-463-3170
Map and Directions


Glades County Clerk of Court
500 Avenue J
Moorehaven, FL 33471
863-946-6010
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Gulf County Clerk of Court
1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd. – Rm. 148
Port St. Joe, FL. 32456
850-229-6112
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Hamilton County Clerk of Court
207 NE 1st St – Room 106
Jasper, FL 32052
386-792-1288
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Hardee County Clerk of Court
417 W Main St
Wauchula, FL 33873
863-773-4174
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Hendry County Clerk of Court
25 E. Hickpochee Ave
LaBelle, FL 33935
863-675-5217
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Hernando County Clerk of Court
20 N. Main St – Room 130
Brooksville, Florida 34601-2800
352-754-4201
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Highlands County Clerk of Court
590 South Commerce Ave
Sebring, Florida 33870-3867
863-402-6565
Map and Directions


Hillsborough County Clerk of Court
401 N Jefferson St
Tampa, FL 33602
813-276-8100
Map and Directions


Holmes County Clerk of Court
201 N. Oklahoma St
Bonifay, FL 32425
850-547-1100
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Indian River County Clerk of Court
2000 16th Ave
Vero Beach, FL 32960
772-770-5185
Map and Directions


Jackson County Clerk of Court
4445 Lafayette St
Marianna Fl, 32446
850-482-9552
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Jefferson County Clerk of Court
1 Courthouse Circle
Monticello, FL 32344
850-342-0218
Map and Directions


Lafayette County Clerk of Court
120 W Main St
Mayo, FL 32066
386-294-1600
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Lake County Clerk of Court
550 W. Main St
Tavares, FL 32778
352-742-4100
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Lee County Clerk of Court
1700 Monroe St
Fort Myers, FL 33901
850-577-4000
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Leon County Clerk of Court
301 S. Monroe St – Suite 100
Tallahassee, FL 32301
850-577-4100
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Levy County Clerk of Court
355 S. Court St
Bronson, Florida 32621
352-486-5266
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Liberty County Clerk of Court
10818 NW SR 20
Bristol, FL. 32321
850-643-2215
Map and Directions


Madison County Clerk of Court
125 SW Range Ave
Madison, FL 32340
850-973-1500
Map and Directions


Manatee County Clerk of Court
1115 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, Florida 34205
941-749-1800
Map and Directions


Marion County Clerk of Court
110 NW 1st Ave
Ocala, Florida 34475
352-671-5610
Map and Directions


Martin County Clerk of Court
100 East Ocean Blvd – Suite 200
Stuart, Florida 34994
772-288-5576
Map and Directions


Miami-Dade County Clerk of Court
73 West Flagler St – Suite 242
Miami, Florida 33130
305-275-1155
Map and Directions


Monroe County Clerk of Court
500 Whitehead St
Key West, Florida 33040
305-292-3540
Map and Directions


Nassau County Clerk of Court
76347 Veteran’s Way
Yulee, Florida 32097
904-548-4600
Map and Directions


Okaloosa County Clerk of Court
101 E. James Lee Blvd
Crestview, Florida 32536
850-689-5000
Map and Directions


Okeechobee County Clerk of Court
312 Northwest 3rd St
Okeechobee, Florida 34972
863-763-2131
Map and Directions


Orange County Clerk of Court
425 N. Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32801
407-836-2000
Map and Directions


Osceola County Clerk of Court
2 Courthouse Square, Suite 2000
Kissimmee, FL 34741
407-742-3500
Map and Directions


Palm Beach County Clerk of Court
301 North Olive Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
561-355-2996
Map and Directions


Pasco County Clerk of Court
38053 Live Oak Ave
Dade City, Florida 33523
352-518-4008
Map and Directions


Pinellas County Clerk of Court
315 Court St
Clearwater, Florida 33756
727-464-7000
Map and Directions


Polk County Clerk of Court
255 N Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL 33830
863-534-4000
Map and Directions


Putnam County Clerk of Court
410 St. Johns Ave
Palatka, FL 32177
386-326-7600
Map and Directions


Santa Rosa County Clerk of Court
5841 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
850-981-5554
Map and Directions


St. Johns County Clerk of Court
4010 Lewis Speedway
St. Augustine, FL 32084
904-819-3600
Map and Directions


St. Lucie County Clerk of Court
201 South Indian River Dr
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
772-462-6900
Map and Directions


Sarasota County Clerk of Court
2000 Main St
Sarasota, FL 34237
941-861-7400
Map and Directions


Seminole County Clerk of Court
301 N. Park Ave
Sanford, FL 32772
407-665-4450
Map and Directions


Sumter County Clerk of Court
215 E McCollum Ave
Bushnell, FL 33513
352-569-6600
Map and Directions


Suwannee County Clerk of Court
200 S. Ohio Ave
Live Oak, Florida 32064
386-362-0500
Map and Directions


Taylor County Clerk of Court
108 N. Jefferson St – Suite 102
Perry, FL 32347
850-838-3506
Map and Directions


Union County Clerk of Court
55 West Main St
Union County Courthouse Rm 103
Lake Butler, FL 32054
386-496-3711
Map and Directions


Volusia County Clerk of Court
101 North Alabama Ave
DeLand, FL 32724
386-736-5915
Map and Directions


Wakulla County Clerk of Court
3056 Crawfordville Hwy
Crawfordville, FL 32327
850-926-0905
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Walton County Clerk of Court
31 Coastal Centre Blvd
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
850-892-8115
Map and Directions


Washington County Clerk of Court
1293 Jackson Ave
Chipley, FL 32428
850-638-6289
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Questions?

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.