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We are here to simplify the process of obtaining your Florida marriage license by providing you with useful, up-to-date information and assisting you with all the steps necessary to get your license as quickly and efficiently as possible. We will make sure you are prepared with everything you need to know, what you need to bring, and will even assist you with where you need to go and when.
How to Obtain a Florida Marriage License and Marriage Certificate
Before exchanging rings, you'll need a Florida marriage license. Every marriage license is issued by a county court judge or a clerk of the circuit court. Marriage licenses are issued by counties and you can apply for your license at your local county clerk's office. A Florida marriage certificate is issued AFTER the ceremony. The certificate is what legalizes the marriage. Read more
Florida Pre-Marital Course
By taking the Florida Pre-marital Course, the county you choose to marry will discount your marriage license fee. Read more
The Difference Between a Marriage License and a Marriage Certificate
Learn more about the purpose of each document. Read more
Replacing Your Florida Marriage License or Marriage Certificate
If your Florida marriage license or certificate has been lost, stolen, or destroyed, you'll need to get it replaced as soon as possible. Read more
Signing Your Marriage Certificate
Making a mistake in this process could nullify your marriage. Read more
Changing Your Name
If you are changing your name after getting married, you'll need proper documentation. You're name does NOT change automatically after your nuptials. Read more

We've put together a Marriage License Packet to assist you with the Florida marriage license process, as well as offer you helpful information on a myriad of marriage topics.

Click here to access the Marriage License Checklist & Forms Packet.
Prior to visiting your local County Clerk of Court offices, review these 10 Helpful Drivers License Tips:

1. Find the closest Florida County Courthouse (Clerk of Court) office.
2. Confirm the office hours.
3. Make an Appointment - Appointments are available at all offices.
4. Avoid Mondays and Fridays, the best day to visit the office is mid-week (Tues, Wed, Thurs).
5. Avoid the 11:30AM- 2:00PM hours as they tend to be busy due to lunch break visitors.
6. Avoid the first and last day of the month.
7. Avoid the day after a holiday.
8. Come prepared with all required documentation to complete your requests
9. Print and fill out your forms prior to visiting
10. If you have any questions or concerns, contact your local Florida County Courthouse (Clerk of Court) prior to going there.