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Florida Marriage License Laws

Here are some important regulations regarding purchase of your Florida marriage license.

  • Both apply in person with certified birth certificate or driver licenses.
  • No blood test is necessary.
  • License is good for 60 days anywhere in the state of Florida.
  • Legal age is 18. If you are under 18 you must bring certified copy of your birth certificate and a parent or legal guardian with proof of identification.
  • There is a 3 day waiting period from the date of purchase of the license; however if you have attended an approved marriage preparation course, there is no waiting period.
  • If both reside out of the state of Florida, and provide proof of residency in another state there will be no waiting period and the license will be effective immediately.
  • Currently the cost of the marriage license is $93.50, or $61.00 if you have taken the approved marriage preparatory course.

Where To Apply For Your Marriage License

Alachua County

21 E. University Ave.,

Room 101

Gainesville, FL 32601



Baker County

Court Clerk

339 E. Macclenny Ave.

Macclenny, FL 32063



Bradford County

954 Temple Ave.

Starke, FL 32091



Citrus County

Clerk of Circuit Court

110 Apopka Ave.

Inverness, FL 34450



Columbia County

Clerk of Circuit Court

145 N. Hernando St.

Lake City, FL 32055


Gilchrist County

Clerk of the Court




Lake County

County Clerk

550 W. Main St.

Tavares, FL 32778



Levy County

Clerk's Office

County Courthouse



Marion County

Clerk of Courts

110 N.W. 1st Ave.

Ocala, FL 34475



Osceola County

Clerk of Circuit Court

2 Courthouse Square,

Suite 2000

Kissimme, FL 32055


Orange County

Recording Department

425 N. Orange

Orlando FL 32801



Putnam County

County Recorder

410 St. Johns, Ave.

Palatka, FL 32078



St. Johns County

County Recorder

41010 Lewis Speedway

St. Augustine, FL 32084



Seminole County

Clerk of Court

301 N. Park Ave.

Sanford, FL 32771



Union County

County Clerk

55 W. Main St.

Suite 2000

Lake Butler, FL 32054