Avoid the three day wait requirement and save $32.50 on your marriage license in Monroe 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. Contact our office today to get started.
The Monroe County Clerk of Court will discount your marriage license application fee $32.50 upon completing our online premarital preparation course. The fee is $93.50 if you do not take the premarital preparation course and you will have a three day waiting period before you can pick up your license. If you do take the premarital preparation course, the fee $61.00 and the three day waiting period is waived.
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.
D’Arienzo Psychological Group has supplied information here from the Monroe County Marriage License website, for your convenience. Please refer to the Monroe County Clerk of Court website for additional information. https://gov.propertyinfo.com/fl-monroe/
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In Monroe County, the Clerk’s Office is the issuing agent of Marriage License for the State of Florida. The Clerk’s Office provides this service at the following locations:
Key West Courthouse:
500 Whitehead Street
Marathon Branch Courthouse:
3117 Overseas Highway
Upper Keys Gov’t Center:
88820 Overseas Highway
Clerk of Court:
50 High Point Road
ISSUANCE: Applicant must be eighteen (18) years old to obtain a marriage license. Sixteen (16), and Seventeen (17), year olds must have both parent’s consent. If you are younger, parent’s consent/consent of a County Judge, and proven pregnancy may apply, depending on the age and situation. Both applicants must appear in person at the time of application.
IDENTIFICATION: Applicant’s must provide a valid picture-type ID, with date of birth shown. (Driver’s License, passport, student ID Card, Military ID, or Alien Registration Card.) There is no residence or citizenship requirement.
PRIOR MARRIAGES: If either applicant has been previously married, the exact date of the last death, divorce, or annulment must be provided. You should bring a copy of your divorce decree with you at the time of application.
TIME LIMIT: The license must be used within sixty (60) days from the “effective date”. Below is the effective date criteria:
SOLEMNIZATION: A marriage may be performed by regularly ordained clergy, judiciary, State of Florida notaries, the Clerk of the Circuit Court, and Deputy Clerks.
COST: A marriage license cost $93.50. The exception is if both parties are Florida residents, have both provided proof of a premarital class cost is then $61.00.
RECORDING OF LICENSE: After the marriage, the person who performed the ceremony must return the license, within ten (10) days, to the marriage license section, where it will then be recorded in the Official Records. Until that license is received, there is no record of the marriage. After recordation, a certified copy will be returned to the newlyweds, by mail. The original license is sent to the OFFICE OF VITAL STATISTICS in Jacksonville. The process takes approximately 3 weeks.
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