Apply For A Baldwin Park Marriage License
Where do you apply for a marriage license in Baldwin Park, California?
Because marriage licenses in Los Angeles County are issued by the County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office, you will have to go to one of the branch offices to apply for your marriage license. Unfortunately, there is not a branch office that issues marriage licenses in Baldwin Park, but you can visit whatever branch office is most convenient. The Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office headquarters are found in Norwalk, California, and other branch offices can be found in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Lancaster, Norwalk, and Van Nuys. See the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office website for addresses, phone numbers, and office hours for each of these offices: Baldwin Park Marriage License.
Both persons applying for the marriage license must appear together to request a marriage license. The branch offices are open on weekdays. You should make your request for a marriage license before 3 p.m. The office usually processes applications and issues marriage licenses on the same day. There is generally a one-hour wait for processing time, although exact wait time depends on the volume of applications that the office is processing on any given day. Marriage license applications may also be submitted online, but you will still need to appear at the County Clerk’s office together to pay the fees, present your I.D. and pick up the marriage license. Marriage licenses, by law, cannot be mailed.
How do you qualify to receive a marriage license in Baldwin Park, California?
Both persons applying for the marriage license must be at least 18 years of age and currently unmarried.
Are there any other qualifications for a marriage license in Baldwin Park?
No. You simply must be at least 18, unmarried, and show I.D. Neither blood tests nor health certificates are obligatory in the state of California. Residency in Baldwin Park or even in Los Angeles County is also not obligatory.
When do Los Angeles County marriage licenses expire?
Los Angeles County marriage licenses expire after 90 days. A regular marriage license issued in Los Angeles County may be used anywhere in the state of California.
How much do you have to pay for a marriage license in Baldwin Park, California?
You will be required to pay $90 for a regular marriage license. If you are applying for a confidential marriage license, you will be required to pay $85. The fee may be paid by cash, check, money order, or credit/debit card. All checks need to be made out to the Registrar Recorder County Clerk (or RRCC).
Who can you invite to perform the wedding ceremony?
Priests, ministers, and rabbis from any religious denomination; judges, commissioners, andassistant commissioners from the California judicial system; and current mayors can all perform wedding ceremonies in California. Los Angeles County also has a Deputy Commissioner for a Day program, which authorizes a person to perform a specific wedding ceremony. To learn more about the Los Angeles County Deputy Commissioner for a Day program, please see Los Angeles County Marriage License.
Can you have a civil ceremony in Baldwin Park, California?
Civil ceremonies can be performed in certain branch offices of the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office. You must have your marriage license in advance and you must provide the witnesses. The Norwalk office provides a civil ceremony volunteer program and a wedding chapel. To learn more about the civil ceremony volunteer program, please see Baldwin Park Marriage License.
How do you get your marriage certificate in Baldwin Park, California?
You need to take your signed marriage license back to the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office. The Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office issues all marriage certificates.
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