Apply For A Burbank Marriage License
Were getting married! We are planning on having the wedding in Burbank, California. Where do go to submit our application for a marriage license?
Congratulations! Submitting your application for a marriage license is simple. You can submit your application for a marriage license at any branch location of the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office. The closest location to Burbank is the branch office in Van Nuys, California. It is located at 14340 West Sylvan Street. You can reach the office by phone at (818) 376-3700. The office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, but for same-day service you must submit your marriage license application by 3 p.m. You can find the marriage license application in the Van Nuys Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office or online at Burbank Marriage License.
Both of you need to go together to the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office in order to apply. You should plan on waiting about an hour for your marriage license application to be processed.
What are the requirements for marriage licenses in Burbank, California?
Both of you need to be at least 18 years of age, and you cannot be currently married to anyone else. You should be prepared to present a valid government-issued I.D. such as a driver’s license or passport at the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office in order to verify your age and identity.
Do we need to get blood tests in order to apply for a marriage license in Burbank?
No, you do not need to get blood tests in order to apply for a marriage license in Los Angeles County. Blood tests are not required for marriage licenses in California.
Do we need to be Burbank resident in order to apply for a marriage license?
No, you do not need to be Burbank residents in order to apply for a marriage license. Residency is required for marriage licenses in California.
How long is our Los Angeles County marriage license valid?
Your Los Angeles County marriage license is valid for a period of 90 days.
What is the fee when we apply for a marriage license in Burbank, California?
You will be charged a $90 fee for a regular marriage license, or $85 for a confidential marriage license. You can pay with cash, check, money order, or credit/debit card. Checks should be made out to the Registrar-Recorder County Clerk (or RRCC).
Who can we invite to perform our wedding ceremony?
You can invite anyone who is legally authorized to perform wedding ceremonies in California. The following people are authorized to perform wedding ceremonies in California: rabbis, ministers, and priests over the age of 18 from any religious denomination; judges, commissioners, and assistant commissioners of a California judicial court; and current mayors.
What if we want to invite someone to perform our wedding ceremony in Burbank who does not fall into any of those categories?
You can invite the person of your choice to apply to be a Deputy Commissioner for a Day. The Los Angeles County Deputy Commissioner for a Day program authorizes laymen to perform a wedding ceremony for a friend or relative. You can learn more about the Los Angeles County Deputy Commissioner for a Day program at Los Angeles County Marriage License.
What if we decide to have a civil ceremony?
You can request a civil ceremony (for a $25 fee) at the following branch offices of the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office: Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, Lancaster, Norwalk, and Van Nuys. Be aware that you need to provide your own witnesses. For more information on civil ceremonies in Los Angeles County, see Burbank Marriage License.
When can we pick up our marriage certificate?
The Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office issues marriage certificates approximately two weeks after the signed marriage license is recorded.
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