• Marriage licenses are valid for 90 days from the date of issuance. If you do not get married within 90 days, the license will no longer be valid. You must purchase a new license.
  • Blood tests are NOT required to obtain a marriage license in California.
  • All fees and hours of issuance for a marriage license may vary by county. Please contact the County Clerk/Recorder’s Office directly to find out this information.
  • For a full list of details about your marriage license CLICK HERE
  • To learn about the difference between a public versus a confidential marriage license CLICK HERE
  • For Frequently Asked Questions by Officiants (in case you have a friend marrying you) CLICK HERE