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Florida Marriage License Information

 
 

VERY IMPORTANT: The information below is offered as a guide only, you should contact the city/town hall of the city or town you are going to get married in, and ask them for specific requirements - ask for the town clerk.
Do not rely solely on this page for the marriage license requirements.

County clerk's offices in Florida

 

Summary of requirements to obtain a marriage license in Florida:

  • ID Requirement: Picture ID such as a driver's license and your Social Security card or a valid passport number or I-94 card.

  • Residency Requirement: Do not have to be a resident of Florida. The waiting period does not apply to non-Florida residents.

  • Waiting Period: No waiting period for Florida residents have both completed a state sanctioned marriage preparation course within the last 12 months. There is a three-day waiting period for Florida residents who have not taken the course.

  • If Divorced: If previously married, the date of divorce or date of spouse's death must be supplied. If the divorce or spouse's death occurred within the past 30 days, a certified copy of the divorce decree or death certificate is required.

  • Fees: Contact the city clerk's office. County clerk's offices in Florida

  • Other Tests: No blood test requirement.

  • Under 18: If an individual is under 18 years of age, but older than 16 years of age, a marriage license can be obtained with parental consent. If a parent has sole custody or the other parent is dead, the permission of one parent is sufficient. If a person is under the age of 16, the marriage license has to be issued by a county judge, with or without parental permission. 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. A minor who swears that they have a child or are expecting a baby, can apply for a license if the pregnancy has been verfied by a written statement from a licensed physician. A county court judge may at his/her discretion issue or not issue a license for them to marry.

  • Proxy Marriages: Not allowed in Florida.

  • Miscellaneous: License is valid for 60 days.

 
 
 

County Clerk's Offices in Florida

 
Alachua County Recorder
Gainesville, FL
352-374-3623
Baker County Clerk
Macclenny, FL
904-259-3121
Bay County Recorder
Panama City, FL
850-763-9061
Bradford County Recorder
Stark, FL
904-966-6263
Brevard County Recorder
Titusville, FL
407-264-5350
Broward County Clerk
Ft Lauderdale, FL
954-831-6600
Calhoun County Clerk
Blountstown, FL
850-674-4545
Charlotte County Clerk
Punta Gorda, FL
813-637-2126
Citrus County Clerk
Inverness, FL
352-637-9415
Clay County Clerk
Green Cove Spring, FL
904-269-6302
Collier Clerk
Naples, FL
941-732-2646
Dade County Recorder
Miami, FL
305-275-1155
Miami-Dade Clerk's office
De Soto County Clerk
Arcadia, FL
941-993-4876
Dixie County Recorder
Cross City, FL
352-498-1200
Duval County Recorder
Jacksonville, FL
904-630-1436
Escambia County Recorder
Pensacola, FL
904-436-5718
Flagler County Clerk
Bunnell, FL
904-437-7414
Franklin County Clerk
Apalachicola, FL
850-697-2112
Gadsen County Clerk
Quincy, FL
850-875-4700
Gilchrist County Clerk
Tranton, FL
352-463-2345
Glades County Clerk
Moore Haven, FL
941-675-6553
Gulf County Clerk
Port Saint Joe, FL
850-229-6113
Hamilton County Clerk
Jasper, FL
904-792-1288
Hardee County Clerk
Wauchula, FL
941-773-4174
Hendry County Clerk
La Belle, FL
941-675-5217
Hernando County Recorder
Brooksville, FL
352-754-4201
Highlands County Clerk
Sebring, FL
941-453-7538
Hillsborough County Recorder
Tampa, FL
813-276-8100
Holmes County Clerk
Bonifay, FL
850-547-1100
Indian River County Recorder
Vero Beach, FL
561-770-5185
Jackson County Clerk
Marianna, FL
850-482-9552
Jefferson County Clerk
Monticello, FL
850-342-0218
Lafayette County Clerk
Mayo, FL
904-294-1600
Lake County Clerk
Tavares, FL
352-742-4111
Lee County Clerk
Fort Myers, FL
941-335-2339
Leon County Recorder
Tallahasee, FL
850-488-7534
Levy County Clerk
Bronson, FL
352-486-5266
Liberty County Clerk
Bristol, FL
850-643-2215
Madison County Clerk
Madison, FL
850-973-4176
Manatee County Recorder
Bradenton, FL
941-748-0800
Marion County Clerk
Ocala, FL
352-620-3924
Martin County Clerk
Stuart, FL
772-288-5533
Monroe County Recorder
Kay West, FL
305-294-4641
Nassau County Recorder
Fernandina Beach, FL
904-879-2916
Okaloosa County Recorder
Crestview, FL
850-689-5000
Okeechobee County Clerk
Okeechobee, FL
941-763-2131
Orange County Recorder
Orlando, FL
407-836-2065
Osceola County Clerk
Kissimmee, FL
407-847-1300
Palm Beach County
West Palm Beach, FL
561-355-2996
Pasco County Clerk
Dade City, FL
352-521-4468
Pinellas County Clerk
Clearwater, FL
727-464-4700
Polk County Recorder
Bartow, FL
941-534-6511
Putnam County Recorder
Palatka, FL
904-329-0250
Santa Rosa County Recorder
Milton, FL
850-623-0135
Sarasota County
Sarasota, FL
941-362-4066
Seminole County Clerk
Sanford, FL
407-323-4330
St Johns County Recorder
St Augustine, FL
904-823-2333
St Lucie County Clerk
Fort Peirce, FL
561-871-5388
Sumter County Clerk
Bushnell, FL
352-793-0215
Suwanne County Clerk
Live Oak, FL
904-362-2827
Taylor County Clerk
Perry, FL
850-838-3506
Union County Clerk
Lake Butler, FL
904-496-3711
Volusia County Recorder
Deland, FL
904-822-5708
Wakulla County Clerk
Crawfordville, FL
850-926-3331
Walton County Recorder
Defuniak Spring, FL
850-892-8115
Washington County Recorder
Chipley, FL
850-638-6009

 

 
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