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How to get your Marriage License

Marriage License Requirements


There is a link below that will take you directly to the Collier County or Lee County Clerk's office websites.

In order to get your marriage license to hold a wedding from the county clerks office you must be 18 years old.
The couple must both appear in person to obtain a license
You must have a valid I.D. with the date of birth and photo must be provided (driver’s license, passport, etc.)
For Florida Residents Only there is a three (3) day waiting period from the date of the marriage license issuance. This requirement may be waived if you choose to attend a premarital class and present a certificate of attendance to the marriage clerk at the time of application.
If previously married, all that is required is the month and year of termination of the marriage.
Licenses are issued immediately and must be used within 60 days from the date of issue
The cost for a Florida marriage license is $93.50.
There is a REDUCED FEE for Florida residents who elect the PREMARITAL class. A list of course providers can be found on the county clerk website.
Couples living in other parts of Florida can bring a license with them from their home county.
Licenses may be obtained Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, from the following places:

  

Collier County 

Clerk of the Circuit Court
Collier County Administration Center
3301 Tamiami Trail East
Naples, FL
Phone: 239-252-7242
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

OR

North Collier Government Building
2335 Orange Blossom Drive
Naples, FL
Phone: 239-252-8999
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

​Lee County
Lee County Administration Building
2115 Second Street
Ft. Myers, FL
Phone: 239-533-5007
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


EXTRA COPIES~

Marriage license copies can be purchased in the clerk’s office for a $1.00 each.  Certified copies of marriage licenses are $3.00 each.  If your marriage license was recorded in Collier County, you can either come into the office to purchase one or mail your request along with a check payable to the Clerk of the Circuit Court at the address below.   If requesting by mail, please include a self-addressed postage paid envelope for the return of your certified copy(s). Please note: The brides name does not legally change once you are married until you take your license to the social security office and DMV to legally change your name. So most people get extra copies for this purpose. 


Collier County Clerk of the Circuit Court
Recording Department - Marriage Licenses
3315 Tamiami Trail East, Ste. 102  
Naples, FL 34112-5324
 

Collier County Clerk of the Circuit Court
Recording Department - Marriage Licenses
PO Box 413044
Naples, FL 34101-3044



   

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Collier County Clerk's Office

Lee County Clerk's Office