Marriage License


Alabama State, AL

State of Alabama Application Process

  • Marriage License Fee: The fee for a Alabama marriage license varies by county and is required at the time of application.

  • Minimum Age: 16.

  • Who Issues Licenses: The Probate Judge is responsible for issuing marriage licenses in the State of Alabama.

  • Where to Apply: A marriage license may be obtained from any county in the State of Alabama (regardless of where you live or where you are getting married), and may be used to be married in any county within Alabama.

  • Waiting Period: None.

  • License Validity: 30 Days.

  • Blood Test: Not Required.

  • Residency: Not Required.

  • Witnesses: In Alabama witnesses are not required.

  • More information and a video can be found here in "How to Get Married in Alabama".

Georgia State, GA

State of Georgia Application Process

  • Georgia marriage license fees varies by county. Check the fees at your local county Probate Court.

  • Applicants can apply for a marriage license in any county Probate Court in Georgia, provided at least one of the applicants is a resident of the State of Georgia.

  • If neither applicant is a resident of the State of Georgia, the couple must apply in the county in which the ceremony is to be performed.

  • Both applicants must appear in person to complete the application for a marriage license.

  • Both applicants must be 18 years of age or older to apply for a marriage license without parental consent.

  • Both applicants must provide proper identification.

  • Premarital blood tests are no longer required under Georgia law.

  • There is no waiting period for getting married in Georgia.

  • The Georgia marriage license does not have an expiration date.

  • More information and a video can be found here in "How to Get Married in Georgia".

Florida State, FL

State of Florida Application Process

  • The fee for a marriage license is $93.50 and there is a three (3) day waiting period for Florida residents; there is no waiting period for non-residents.

    Florida residents who have completed a premarital preparation course and can provide completion certificates will only be required to pay $61.00 and the three (3) day waiting period will be waived.

  • Couples wishing to be married in the state of Florida must obtain for a marriage license. Marriage licenses are issued by counties and you can apply for your license at any County Clerk’s Office.

  • Both parties are to appear in the Clerk's Office and sign the application.

  • The legal age for marriage without parental consent is eighteen (18) years of age.

  • The legal age for marriage, with parent’s consent, is sixteen (16).

  • Photo ID (Driver’s License, Passport or State ID with picture)

  • Both parties must be prepared to give their Social Security number.

  • No blood tests are required.

  • Marriage license is valid for 60 days after issuance.

  • You can get married in any county in Florida, regardless of where you obtained your marriage license.

  • More information and a video can be found here in "How to Get Married in Florida".

Be sure to contact your local County Clerk's Office well in advance of the wedding to find out on what days and during what hours the Clerk will be in the office. Some locales will require an appointment.