Avoid the three day wait requirement and save $32.50 on your marriage license in St. Lucie County.
Here’s How It Works:
The St. Lucie County Courthouse will discount your marriage license application fee $32.50 upon completing our online premarital preparation course. The standard fee for a marriage license is $93.50, however, applicants who file a certification that both parties have completed our online premarital preparation course within the past 12 months, are entitled to a discount ($32.50), making their fee $61.00.
The cost of our the course is $14.97, so you will actually SAVE $12.51 on your marriage license and there will be no out of pocket cost.
Our St. Lucie County Online Premarital Preparation Course Covers the Following Cities:
All marriage license costs are available on the fees page. We accept cash, money order, Visa, Discover, Master Card, American Express or cashier’s check. (Make checks payable to: Clerk of Court) Correct change is appreciated. There is a three (3) day waiting period on the license, which begins when the Marriage License is signed in the Clerks Office.
Department History: The Marriage License requirements have been modified over the years based on current changes in Florida Statute 741
To obtain a Marriage License you may do one of the following:
Both parties must be present in the office, with valid driver’s license or picture identification card and social security number.
You may go to this website (http://oncore.stlucieclerk.com/kiosk) and complete the form to pre-apply for a license. Completing the online form begins the request process and does not constitute an issuance of a marriage license.
Complete the information requested
Once completed, click on the SUBMIT
You will receive a transaction number to bring to the marriage license department
If there has been a divorce within the last six (6) months, a certified copy of the Final Divorce Decree is required. If it has been longer than six (6) months, just the exact date is needed.
Both parties must read the Family Law Handbook and sign an affidavit stating that the handbook was read. Copies are available in the Marriage License Department, or you may download a copy from this site:
· Family Law Handbook (English) or (Spanish Version)In 1998 the Florida Legislature passed a law based on the knowledge that, among other things, the state has a compelling interest in educating its citizens with regard to marriage. For you, that law means that both parties must read the Family Law Handbook and sign an affidavit stating that the handbook was read.
· Family Law Handbook AffidavitThe affidavit required to be signed by both parties stating that the Family Law Handbook has been read prior to obtaining a marriage license.
For your convenience, D’Arienzo Psychological Group has supplied information here from the St. Lucie County Marriage License website. Please refer to the St. Lucie County Clerk of Court website for additional information. http://www.stlucieclerk.com/