Marriage License

                 Requirements for Marriage License Applicants


If you are applying for a marriage license please note the following requirements:

  • Both applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • A court order is required for an applicant under the age of 18.  
  • Both applicants must appear in person.
  • Each applicant must have valid, picture driver's license, state ID, passport or certified copy of their birth certificate.
  • Each applicant must know and provide their Social Security Number.
  • Applicants must wait 72 hours after license is issued before being married.  The license is valid for 90 days.  
  • If either applicant is divorced less than 31 days, a certified copy of the divorce decree waiving the 31 day waiting period is required.
  • The marriage license fee is $71.00.  With a Twogether in Texas Certificate, the marriage license fee is $11.00.  For Twogether in Texas Certificate information, visit the Twogether in Texas website
  • The Informal Marriage (Common Law) fee is $36. Requirements are the same as a formal marriage, except for requiring the date when you began living together as a married couple.