Apply For An Inglewood Marriage License
Who issues marriage licenses for couples planning to be married in Inglewood, California?
The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office issues all marriage licenses for couples getting married in Inglewood and elsewhere in Los Angeles County. The branch office location at the LAX Courthouse may be the most convenient location for Inglewood residents, but couples are welcome to apply at any branch office location.
The LAX Courthouse branch office can be found at 11701 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, on the sixth floor. The office phone number is (310) 727-6142. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, but applications for marriage licenses must be submitted before 3:00 p.m. in order to guarantee same-day service.
More information about Los Angeles County marriage licenses as well as the addresses of other branch office locations can be found online at the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office website at Inglewood Marriage License.
What are the legal requirements for couples applying for marriage licenses in Inglewood, California?
Both persons planning to be married in Inglewood, California should be 18 years of age or older. Neither person can be currently married to any other person in order to obtain a marriage license. At the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office, both persons planning to be married will be asked to present some form of government-issued photo identification.
Are blood tests or residency required for couples planning to be married in Inglewood, California?
No, couples planning to be married in Inglewood do not need to have blood tests or fulfill aresidency requirement because neither blood tests nor residency are currently required in order to apply for a Los Angeles County marriage license.
When does a marriage license that was issued in Los Angeles County expire?
A marriage license issued in Los Angeles County expires after a period of 90 days. These marriage licenses are valid everywhere in the state of California.
How much does a regular marriage license cost in Los Angeles County?
A regular marriage license in Los Angeles County costs $90.
How much does a confidential marriage license cost in Los Angeles County?
A confidential marriage license in Los Angeles County costs $85.
Can a credit card be used to pay the marriage license fee?
Yes. The fee may also be paid by debit card, cash, check (paid to the order of the Registrar-Recorder County Clerk or RRCC), or money order.
Who can perform wedding ceremonies in Inglewood, California?
Any person who is authorized by the state of California to perform wedding ceremonies can perform wedding ceremonies in Inglewood. Priests, ministers, and rabbis from any religious denomination; judges, commissioners, and assistant commissioners from the California judicial system; and current mayors are all among the persons who are authorized by the state of California to perform wedding ceremonies.
Can another person be authorized to perform a wedding ceremony in Inglewood, California?
Yes. Through the Los Angeles County Deputy Commissioner for a Day program, anyone can become authorized to perform a particular marriage ceremony. The program is explained on the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office website at Inglewood Marriage License.
Where should couples in Inglewood that are planning on a civil ceremony go to be married?
Because civil ceremonies are only performed in branch offices of the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office, couples in Inglewood that are planning on a civil ceremony should choose a branch office location for their civil ceremony. Branch offices are located in Los Angeles, Florence, Beverly Hills, Lancaster, Norwalk, and Van Nuys. Note that the marriage license must be obtained prior to the day of the ceremony and couples must provide their own witnesses.
When will couples who are married in Inglewood, California receive their marriage certificates?
Couples can plan on receiving their marriage certificates about two weeks after the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office has recorded the couple’s signed marriage license.
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