Apply For A Corona Marriage License
What do I have to do to get married in Corona, California?
Before you can get married in Corona, you need to get a marriage license. The Riverside County Clerk’s office provides marriage licenses to couples who meet the requirements, fill out the application, and pay the fee. There are two County Clerk’s offices in Riverside that may be most convenient for Corona residents.
The Downtown Riverside location can be found at 4080 Lemon Street in Riverside. The County Clerk’s office is on the first floor. The Riverside Gateway location can be found at 2720 and 2724 Gateway Drive in Riverside.
When is the Riverside County Clerk’s office open?
The Downtown Riverside location provides marriage license services Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Riverside Gateway location provides marriage license services Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
How old do I have to be to get a marriage license in Corona, California?
You and the person that you are marrying both need to be 18 years old or older and unmarried.
Do I need to have a blood test to get a marriage license in Corona, California?
No. You do not need to have a blood test—blood tests are not required to receive a marriage license in the state of California.
Do I need to live in Corona to get a marriage license?
No. You do not need to live in Corona or even be a citizen of the United States to receive a marriage license in the state of California.
How long do I have to use my Riverside County marriage license?
You can use your Riverside County marriage license anytime within 90 days after the day that the marriage license is issued. There is no waiting period to use a Riverside County marriage license.
Where will I be able to have my marriage ceremony?
Regular marriage licenses from Riverside County are valid anywhere in the state of California. Confidential marriage licenses are valid only within Riverside County.
If you decide to be married in a civil ceremony, the staff at the Riverside Gateway location of the County Clerk’s office can perform your marriage. Appointments are required. The fee is $65.00, but for $70.00 you will receive a disposable camera, and for $84.00 you will receive a disposable camera and a video of the wedding ceremony.
How much do I have to pay to get a marriage license in Riverside County?
You have to pay a $68.00 fee for a public marriage license in Riverside County. For a confidential marriage license, you have to pay $76.00.
Who can perform my marriage ceremony in Corona, California?
You may ask any authorized person to perform your marriage ceremony in Corona, California. Authorized persons include any priest, minister, or rabbi from any religious denomination, a judge, commissioner, assistant commissioner from the California judicial system, or current mayor. You can also have a friend or family member appointed as a marriage commissioner for the day. For more information, visit Riverside County Marriage License.
What do I have to do to get a marriage certificate in Corona, California?
After your marriage ceremony, you can order a certified copy of your marriage certificate at the Riverside County Clerk’s office. There is a $14.00 fee.
What if I have more questions?
You can call the Riverside County Clerk’s office at (951) 486-7000. Or, visit the Riverside County Clerk’s office website at Corona Marriage License.
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