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Marriage Licenses & Ceremonies FAQ

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Marriage Licenses & Ceremonies by Appointment Only

For more information, see Marriage Licenses & Ceremonies.

  • Marriage - 1. Marriage Licenses/Requirements

    • Do I have to be a resident of Florida to apply for a marriage license?

    • Do I have to have a blood test?

    • How can I obtain copies or certified copies of my marriage license, after I am married?

    • If one or both parties were previously married, are there additional requirements?

    • What are the requirements for a marriage license?

    • Where do I go to get a marriage license application?

  • Marriage - 2. Waiting Period/Validity of Marriage License

    • How long is my marriage license application valid?

    • Is there a waiting period for the marriage license to become valid?

  • Marriage - 3. Premarital Courses

  • Marriage - 4. Marriages Involving Minors 17 to 18 Years of Age

    • What are the requirements to get married if I am 17 or 18 years of age?

  • Marriage - 5. Marriage Licenses Fees

    • What is the marriage license fee?

  • Marriage - 6. Marriage Ceremonies

    • Can I get married at the courthouse?

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