A certificate of completion of an approved preparation course given by a qualified instructor will be accepted as proof Also a letter from an official representative of a religious institution recognized under the Statute will be accepted This letter should be on the clergy member’s official stationery Non- residents are not entitled to the fee reduction for taking an approved preparation course They must pay the entire fee $ However if they have taken an accepted preparation course the three-day waiting period will be waived It is important that you verify all information with your local Hillsborough County Clerk’s Office before making a trip to purchase your license Proxy s : No You need not be a resident of to apply for a license in Hillsborough County Previous s: ✔ Search | Divorce Records If you have been previously married the date of your divorce or date of your spouse’s death must be supplied If the divorce or spouse’s death occurred within the past 30 days a certified copy of the divorce decree or death certificate is required Blood Test : No Blood Tests are not required The standard fee for a license is $ The reduced fee for applicants ( residents only) who have completed course attendance is $ Preferred method of payment is cash For guidance on additional methods of payment please call ahead Preparation Course : As of January 1 1999 residents who take a preparation course offered by an approved provider can receive certain privileges If both members of the couple are residents you will receive a $ discount on the license fee In addition the three-day waiting period will be waived Both partners must prove that they took the course within the last twelve months. Go Order birth death or certificates To complete the application for a license a couple must: 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 but at least 16 years of age a birth certificate and proof of identification is required along with notarized written consent form of the parents or guardian Applicants under 16 years of age must obtain a determination from a County Court Judge A blood test is not required A $ fee is required at time of license application When applying for a license upon furnishing a valid certificate of completion from a premarital course conducted by a registered premarital provider the application fee shall be reduced from $ to $ . A printed copy of the premarital course completion certificate must be presented to the Clerk of the Circuit Court for filing to receive the application fee reduction Both applicants must also read the “Family Law Handbook” This is required by law Be sure to contact your local Hillsborough County Clerk’s Office well in advance of the wedding to find out on what days and during what hours the Clerk will be in the office Some locales may require an appointment. © 2018 Laws All Rights Reserved • Terms & Privacy State Laws requirements to obtain and file a license to receive certified copy of your certificate from clerk’s office upon request. All area course providers must be registered with the County Clerk of Courts per Statute (5) If both parties are non- Residents you do not need to provide proof of pre-marital counseling As non-residents of the State of you do not have a waiting period However all couples that apply for a license must read the Family Law Handbook Additionally both residents and non-residents of may receive a $ discount on their license by completing a premarital course The course must be completed no more than one year prior to the date of application for a license Both parties must attend the course and once again a certificate of completion must be presented at the time of application to be eligible for the discount Photo identification (such as a driver’s license state ID card or valid passport or I-94 card.) Both parties will also have to provide their Social Security numbers but do not need to provide their Social Security Cards You may be asked for a certified copy of your birth certificate Waiting Period : Residents have a 3 day waiting period unless they meet the following criteria: If both parties are Residents and have attended a 4 hour pre-marital course they do not have a three day waiting period Each applicant must provide proof of course completion when applying for the license The course provider must list the hours completed for the counseling and the letter must be presented on the company/church letterhead. A License Office is a government agency responsible for processing license applications issuing licenses and recording certificates In most states the agency responsible for licenses is the Clerk's Office at the county or local level of government In some states the Probate Court processes and issues licenses A license authorizes a couple to get married When a couple submits an application for a license the License Office will verify the couple's identification and determine whether they meet the minimum age requirements or have parental or guardian consent for the Some states require a waiting period before remarrying after a divorce Only one state Montana still requires a blood test prior to issuing a license.
Yes First and second cousins may legally marry in Common Law s : No Age Requirements : ✔ Get Copy Of Birth Certificate The legal age for without parental consent is eighteen (18) years of age The legal age for with parent’s consent is sixteen (16) The application may not be issued for anyone under the age of sixteen unless the bride has a doctor’s certification that she is pregnant At that time both the groom and bride will sign the affidavit stating that they are the parents of an expected child and the parent(s) will sign consent(s). Find license offices license offices provide information on certifications wedding licenses certificates applications fees and requirements. If the bride has a doctor certificate of pregnancy whether or not the parents consent to the a hearing will be held before the county judge with proper notice to the parent(s) A minor who has been previously married may also apply for a license Name Change: Getting a license with your new name on it does not mean your name has automatically changed If you need to change your last name you can use an online name change kit Officiants : Any ordained or licensed clergy notary publics and justices of the peace Witnesses : Witnesses are not required in the State of Expiration Date of License : license is valid for 60 days after issuance.
License Fees: $ – wo/ Premarital Course Certificate $ – w/ Premarital Course Certificate 419 Pierce Street Courthouse Room 114 FL 33602 (813) 276-8100 ext4381 8:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m / M – F (except for Court Approved Holidays) Wedding Officiants for your wedding or vow renewal ceremony Submit one form to top-rated officiants in your locality You choose the best FL Wedding Officiant Ask a Lawyer Online Now! 24 Lawyers Are Online Ask a Question Get an Answer ASAP In many states there is a waiting period of several business days after the issuance of a license before the may occur Depending on the state the license will remain valid for between one month and a year If the wedding does not take place before the license expires a new application will need to be submitted To apply for the license the couple will need to provide the planned date and location of the wedding the name of the person performing the ceremony the names and maiden names of the couple's parents photo identification and possibly birth certificates and payment for the license The application for a license is usually submitted to the License Office in the county or municipality where the wedding will take place though some states allow for the wedding to occur in a different jurisdiction. State statutes determine who is eligible to perform ceremonies Following the wedding the officiant and the couple sign a certificate The officiant is responsible for submitting the certificate to the License Office within a set period of time typically a few days The License Office records the certificate and sends the couple a certified copy of the certificate usually within a few weeks State and federal agencies generally require a certificate in order to recognize a as legally valid.