Apply For An Atlanta Marriage License
Where can we go to apply for a marriage license in Atlanta, Georgia?
If you are residents of Georgia, you can apply for a marriage license at the Fulton County Probate Court and be married anywhere in Georgia. If you are from out of state, you need to apply for a marriage in the county where you intend to be married. You can find the Fulton County Probate Court at 136 Pryor Street in Suite C-230 in Atlanta. You can apply for your marriage license from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call (404) 613-4583 or (404) 612-4640 for more information, or visit the Fulton County Probate Court website on how to get a marriage license: Atlanta Marriage License.
How do we meet the requirements for a marriage license in Atlanta, Georgia?
To meet the requirements for a marriage license in Atlanta, Georgia, you should both be at least 18 years of age and single. When you go to the Probate Court, you must present acceptable identification such as a driver’s license, passport, or birth certificate.
What additional requirements do we need to meet if I have been married previously?
If you have been married previously, you may need to provide documentation relating to your previous marriage, such as a divorce decree or death certificate, at the time that you apply for a marriage license. Contact the Fulton County Probate Court for more information.
Do we need to have blood tests as part of the marriage license application?
No, you do not, since the Fulton County Probate Court does not require blood tests as part of the marriage license application.
What is the marriage license fee that we need to pay to receive a marriage license in Atlanta, Georgia?
To receive a marriage license in Atlanta, Georgia, you need to pay the marriage license fee of $56.00. If you have completed a qualifying premarital education program before applying for your marriage license, you will be eligible for a reduced marriage license fee of $16.00. Contact the Fulton County Probate Court for more information.
Is there a waiting period after we receive our marriage license in Atlanta, Georgia?
There is no waiting period before you can use the marriage license once the license has been issued. In many counties in Georgia, marriage licenses are valid for a period of six months, but you should contact the Fulton County Probate Court for more information.
Who can we invite to perform our wedding ceremony in Atlanta, Georgia?
You can invite any authorized officiant to perform your wedding ceremony in Atlanta, Georgia. Many religious clergy members are authorized. You can also find a list of authorized judges online at Atlanta Marriage License.
How do we receive our marriage certificate in Atlanta, Georgia?
After your wedding ceremony has been performed and the marriage license has been returned to the Fulton County Probate Court in Atlanta, the Court will issue your marriage certificate. For additional certified copies, there is a fee of $10.00 for each copy. If you want the copies mailed to you, you need to provide a self-addressed stamped envelope.
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