REQUIREMENTS TO OBTAIN A MARRIAGE LICENSE IN PERSON:
Both parties must appear together in person and be 18 years of age and older.
Parties must present valid government-issued photo identification as proof of name and date of birth. Examples of acceptable forms of Identification include, Driver's license or State Identification, Passport, Military I.D., Consulate Card. A certified copy of a birth certificate or court ordered name change will also need to be provided if photo identification does not contain full name.
Applicants must be unmarried. You may not be currently married to each other or to other individuals.
If either party was previously married or in a State Registered Domestic Partnership (SRDP), you must provide the exact date the previous marriage or SRDP ended and how it ended (death, dissolution, divorce, or annulment).
If the previous marriage or SRDP ended by dissolution, divorce, or annulment within the last 30 days, you must present a certified copy of the final judgment issued by the court.
The license may be used only in the State of California and is valid for 90 days from the date it was issued.
We are only accepting cash, check, or debit card payments for in person services at this time.
IN-PERSON MARRIAGE SERVICES:
Complete STEP 1 below
Please note: After submitting your application online and within 30 days, both parties to the marriage must come into the office to make a payment, complete the process and receive the marriage license. The couple must appear together in-person and present valid identification.