Marriage License Information
Marriage license applications are accepted Monday through Friday, by appointment only. Both applicants must be present at the same time, and must provide an I.D. The applicants will be required to complete and sign a marriage application, and an application supplement report.
If either applicant had a previous marriage, documentation must be submitted at the time of application, which indicates how the previous marriage was dissolved.
(Divorce decree, death certificate, etc.)
Marriage License Fee, effective July 1, 2005, as provided by law (H.B. 378):
- If the applicants have completed a six (6) hour premarital education program pursuant to O.C.G.A. 19-3-30.1 the cost of the license is $36.00.
- If the applicants have not completed a premarital education program pursuant to O.C.G.A. 9-3-30.1, the cost of the license is $76.00.
- Once the license is issued and the ceremony has been performed, the officiant performing the ceremony will return the license to the court for recording. Once recorded, certified copies can be issued, and the original license will remain on file in the court.
- If a certified copy is needed at a later time, the cost is $10.00 for each copy.