Marriage License Requirements in Seminole County, Florida

A marriage license in Seminole County, Florida is valid for 60 days from the date of issue. If the bride and groom do not marry before that time, they must reapply for a marriage license. A blood test and physical exam are not required in Seminole County but other requirements must be met before a marriage license can be issued.

  1. Application

    • Both the bride and the groom must appear in person to sign the application for their marriage license in Seminole County. There are three locations where you can apply for a marriage license.

      Seminole County Courthouse

      301 North Park Ave.

      Room N101

      Sanford, FL 32771


      Branch Office at Oak Groves Shoppes

      995 North State Road 434

      Suite 403

      Altamonte Springs, FL 32714


      Branch Office at Wilshire Plaza

      376 Wilshire Blvd.

      Casselberry, FL 32707


      The Seminole County Courthouse is open from 8:00 A.M through 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday, and the Branch Office locations are open from 8:30 A.M. through 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.


    • To marry without consent forms, both applicants must be over the age of 18. If either applicant is between the ages of 16 and 18, they can marry with the written consent of both natural parents. If the applicant's parents are divorced, the parent with legal custody must sign the consent form. If the underage applicant has been previously married, the age requirements are waived.


    • Both applicants must provide a valid photo ID or a certified copy of a birth certificate. If an applicant has been previously married, the date the last marriage ended is required on the application. If the prior marriage ended within 30 days of the date of application, you must provide a certified copy of one of the following: a divorce judgment, an annulment order or the death certificate of your spouse.


    • The fee for a marriage license in Seminole County must be paid in cash and is non-refundable. If you take the four-hour premarital course, your fee is $61. You must present a certificate from a psychologist, clinical social worker, marriage and family therapist, mental health counselor or an official from a recognized religious institution stating that you completed a premarital course. You can opt not to take the course, in which case the fee for your marriage license will be $93.50 and you will be subject to a three day waiting period. You can apply for a hardship deferment toward the higher fee. Out-of-state residents are not subject to the premarital course requirement.

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