Liberty County Online Premarital Preparation Course

Liberty County Online Premarital Preparation Course, Wedding Venue and Marriage License Information

Welcome to the Liberty County Online Premarital Preparation Course.

Avoid the three day wait requirement and save $32.50 on your marriage license in Liberty County. We do provide the approved premarital course in an online format so you can save money on your marriage license and avoid waiting three days to have your marriage license issued to you.

Here’s how it works:

The Liberty County Courthouse will discount your marriage license application fee $32.50 upon completing our online premarital preparation course. 

The cost of our the course is $19.99, so you will actually SAVE $12.51 on your marriage license and there will be no out of pocket cost.

Our Liberty County Online Premarital Preparation Course Covers the Following Cities:
  • Bristol
  • Estiffanulga
To purchase your online premarital preparation course, click here.

Liberty County Wedding Venue Information

1. Bristol United Methodist – Bristol, FL.

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2. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints – Bristol, FL.

Liberty County Premarital Preparation Course

 

Liberty County Marriage License Information

Liberty County Courthouse

P.O. Box 399

Bristol, FL 32321

Marriage Application

A Guide to Marriage

Please refer to the Liberty County Clerk of Court website for additional information. http://www.libertyclerk.com/index.html

Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Who May Apply For A Marriage License?

A: Any male or female age 18 or over.

A minor whose parents are deceased and no

guardian is appointed.

Minors, who under oath, swear that they are

parents or expectant parents of a child. In

addition, the pregnancy must be verified by a

written statement of a licensed physician, the

county court judge may, in his/her discretion, issue

a license to marry. A previously married minor.

A person age 16 or 17 with parental or guardian

consent.

 

Q: Where Consent Is Required, Is Consent
Of Both Parents Required?

A: Yes, unless the parents are divorced and the

custody and control is placed in one parent, then

only the parent having such custody and consent.

Written consent of an incompetent parent is not

required (Attorney General Opinion 49-122). All

written consents must be notarized.

 

Q: Are Blood Test and Physical Exams
Required?

A: No, The law requiring these test was abolished

October 1, 1986.

 

Q:Must I Apply For A Marriage License In
The County Where I Live?

A: No. A marriage license may be applied for and

solemnized in any Florida County.

 

Q: Where Can I Apply For A Marriage
License in Liberty County?

A: Marriage license may be obtained Monday

through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the

Clerk of Circuit Court’s Office in the Liberty

County Courthouse.

 

Q: How Long Is A Marriage License Valid
Once It Is Issued?

A: The marriage must be solemnized within sixty

(60) days of issuance of the Marriage License. The

ceremony can be performed anywhere in the

State of Florida.

 

Q: Who May Perform Marriage Ceremonies?

A: Regularly ordained minister or other ordained

clergy; Elders in communion with some church;

All judicial officers of the State of Florida

Clerks of Circuit Court and their deputies And

Notaries Public of the State of Florida

In addition, the law provides that marriage may be

performed among “Quakers” or “Friends”, in the

manner and form used or practiced in their

societies.

 

Q: May A Marriage Be Solemnized
Without A License ?

A: No, Section 741.08 F.S. states that the party

solemnizing the marriage shall require a

properly issued license before performing the

ceremony.

 

Q: Do both people need to come in
together to apply for a marriage license?

A: Yes

 

Q: What type of ID is Required?

A: Social Security numbers, valid Passport,

Drivers License or other Official photo ID

 

Q: Can I Be Married In the Clerk’s Office?

A: Yes, please call for an appointment at (850)

643-2215.

 

Q: When and Who Should Return The
License To The Clerk?

A: A marriage cannot be officially recorded

until the license is returned to the clerk. It

should be returned within 10 days after the

wedding. The party who performed the

marriage is responsible for returning the

completed license.

 

Q: Can I Pay For My Marriage License
with a Personal Check or Credit Card?

A: In Liberty County, local checks, cash, Visa

and MasterCard are accepted for a marriage license.

 

Q. Must I Take the Premarital Preparation
Course?

A: No, but you must wait three days from the

marriage license issuance date and pay the full price

of $93.50.

Couples who are Florida residents and have both

taken a marriage preparation course, pay a

discounted fee of $61.00 with a valid certificate of

completion. Discounted fee does not apply if only

one person completed the course. Non-residents do

not qualify for the discounted fee.