Apply For A Deerfield Beach Marriage License

Are You Getting Married in Deerfield Beach, Florida?

If you and your spouse to be are planning a wedding and wish to be married in Deerfield  Beach, you will need to visit one of the five branches of the Clerk of Courts Offices in Broward County together to apply for a marriage license.  The marriage license will cost $93.00 for couples that have not enrolled and completed a marriage preparedness course.  If you have completed a class, your cost for a marriage license in Deerfield Beach will be $61.00.  The class is not mandatory, and you may be charged to attend, depending on the course that you choose.  You may find a list of available providers for premarital preparation courses online from the Broward County website or by calling the Clerk of Courts Office at (954)831-6525 extension 7842.  Be sure that you have all the appropriate documentation for applying for your marriage license, including a photo ID and a social security number or alien registration number.  If you or your spouse to be is under the age of 18, you will need to bring a birth certificate bearing both your parents names, a signed parental consent form and any information regarding any children that you may have together.  Florida residents will have to observe a three day mandatory waiting period after they receive their marriage license before they can marry unless they have taken the premarital preparation course.  If both you and your intended spouse are not Florida residents, you will not be expected to observe the waiting period.

Are You Required to Marry in the County that Your Marriage License was Issued?

You may marry in any county in the state of Florida once you have received your marriage license.  Florida marriage licenses are valid in any of the 67 counties within in 60 days of being issued.  If you are not married within 60 days, you will need to reapply and will have to pay the marriage license fees.  Contact the Clerk of Courts to determine if you will need to retake any marriage preparation course or if they are still valid.  They are reached by phone at (954)831-6525 ext 7842.

Are Minors Under the Age of Sixteen Permitted to Marry in Deerfield Beach, Florida?

You will need to contact the Clerk of Courts to learn about special circumstances and an explanation of the process of obtaining a marriage license for those that are under the age of sixteen.  The Clerk of Courts can be contacted by calling (954)831-6525.

Have You Been Married Before?

You and your fiancé will need to provide information regarding any marriages that you have had previously including the number of previous marriages you’ve had, the reason they ended and the exact date that they ended. 

What Forms of Payment are Accepted for a Deerfield Marriage License?

Your marriage license fees can be paid by credit card, cash, money order and except at the One Stop Division, check. 

What Hours and Days are the Broward County Clerk of Courts Open?

The Clerk of Courts Offices are open Monday through Friday between 8:00am and 4:30pm.  The One Stop Division is open Monday through Friday between 9:00am and 5:30pm.

Do You Need More Information About Obtaining a Marriage License in Deerfield Beach, Florida?

Contact the Clerk of Courts Office by calling (954)831-6525 ext 7842 or explore the Broward County website for information regarding marriage licenses in Deerfield Beach, Florida.


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