Avoid the three day wait requirement and save $32.50 on your marriage license in Washington County!
HERE’S HOW IT WORKS:
The Washington 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 Washington County Online Premarital Preparation Course Covers the Following Cities:
Both applicants must apply in person and bring a drivers license, passport or state issued identification card. If either applicant was previously married they need to know either the date of divorce (exact date or at least the month & year) or the date of the other spouses death.
The effective date of the license will not be valid until three (3) days after issuance if both partners do not attend the pre-marital course. Exceptions to the waiting period are non Florida residents, Florida residents that have attended pre-marital counseling, and persons asserting hardships.
Both applicants must be at least 18 years of age to apply without parental consent.
If either applicant is under the age of 18 years of age but at least 16 years of age, a birth certificate and proof of identification is required along with a notarized written consent of the parents or guardian. Consent forms are available at our office if parents are unable to be present.
Applicants under 16 years of age must obtain a determination from a county judge. All minors need to contact the office for more information.
No blood test is required.
The cost is $93.50 payable by cash, check or money order payable to the Clerk of Court. A reduction in the fee ($32.50) will be assessed for any Florida resident couple that provides a valid certificate of completion of a pre-marital course (making the license $61.00). Florida Statute 741.0305(5).
The license must be used within sixty (60) days of issuance.
The license may be used in any county in the State of Florida, but must be returned to the county where it was issued.
Our office can also perform the marriage ceremony for an additional fee of $30.00. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., however the hours for marriages/marriage license is from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Marriage License with proof of Counseling
Clerk Ceremony Fee to be married at Court House
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