- Look in your area to find the closest marriage licenses office.
Here’s a link for Florida residents to all Clerk’s by County to obtain your marriage license –http://www.stateofflorida.com/clerks-of-court.aspx.
- Call and ask when you should apply as there may be a waiting period.
Here are all the office in Florida –http://www.stateofflorida.com/clerks-of-court.aspx.
Both bride and groom must be present for the application.
Don’t forget, bring official birth certificates with seal, proof of citizenship and/or residence, photo identification, if underage parental consent, death certificate if widowed, and divorce decree if divorced.
This process can be completed within 4 – 5 weeks. What takes the longest is getting everything notarized.
Marriage license is valid for 60 days after issuance. You must perform the ceremony of marriage before this 60 days has expired.Reminder: Whoever officiates your wedding is responsible for sending your signed license to the marriage license bureau, and then you should receive a certified copy within a few weeks or months. Until the marriage licenses are signed by bride, groom and official you are not married.