Avoid the three day wait requirement and save $32.50 on your marriage license in Volusia 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 Volusia County Courthouse will reduce your marriage license application fee from $93.50 to $61.00 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.
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Marriage licenses must be applied for in person with both the prospective bride and groom present, however, marriage license form may be completed in advance using our eMarriage License Application. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and provide the office with identification, such as a drivers license containing a photograph or birth certificate. A blood test is no longer required. If either applicant has been divorced, you must provide the Clerk with the date the divorce was finalized.
In special circumstances applicants serving in the military who are unable to apply in person may contact the office of the Clerk of Circuit Court to make the appropriate arrangements.
Effective January 1, 1999, if a couple has not completed a premarital preparation course from a Qualified Course Provider registered with the Clerk of the Circuit Court, Volusia County, Florida, the effective date of the marriage license will be delayed three (3) days from the date of issuance. Those couples who have completed a course will have the fee reduced by $32.50 and will have no waiting period to get married. Exceptions apply to non-Florida residents.
In 1998 the Marriage Preparation and Preservation Act (98-402, Laws of Florida) provided that a Family Law Handbook be distributed to each marriage license applicant prior to the issuance of the license. Each applicant must state in writing that he or she has obtained and read, or otherwise accessed, the information contained in the handbook. This information is available online. The handbook is available at all Marriage License Departments and can be read prior to completing the license application.
Couples may save time by completing the Marriage License Application online.
Please refer to the bottom of this page for current Marriage License fees. Payment may be by: Cash; Personal Checks; or Visa MasterCard or Discover Credit Cards & Debit Cards with the Visa MasterCard logo.
Marriage license applications are accepted at the Volusia County Courthouse, Room C119, DeLand and Daytona Beach Courthouse Annex, Room 100.
The license is valid for 60 days and the marriage may take place anywhere in the State of Florida. The marriage license form must be returned to the Clerk’s Office for recording within ten days after the marriage is performed. A copy will be provided.
Upon request the Clerk, or a Deputy Clerk, is authorized to perform your wedding ceremony during regular office hours from 8:00 to 4:30, Monday through Friday. Please arrive before 4:00 PM.
If either the bride or groom is under the age of 18, the Clerk’s Office is authorized to issue a marriage license if one of the following conditions is met:
Marriage records date back to 1855 in Volusia County. For our search, we will need the names of the bride and groom, and the year that the marriage took place. Search fee is $2.00 per name per year. Certified copies are $3.00 each.
|Application (includes preparation, administering oath, recording, and one certified copy)||93.50|
|Application (includes preparation, administering oath, recording, and one certified copy), if premarital course taken||61.00|
|Additional certified copies, per copy||3.00|
|Performing wedding ceremony||30.00|
Volusia County Courthouse – DeLand (386) 736-5911
Daytona Beach (386) 257-6013
Please refer to the Volusia County Clerk of Court website for additional information. http://www.clerk.org/