Apply For A Biloxi Marriage License
We plan to have our wedding in Biloxi, Mississippi. Where will we need to apply for a marriage license?
You will need to go to the Harrison County Circuit Clerk’s office to apply for your marriage license. There is an office of the County Circuit Clerk in Biloxi at 730 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. You will need to go together in person to apply. You can find out more about the marriage license application process by visiting the official Harrison County website at Biloxi Marriage License.
What are the age requirements for marriage license applicants in Biloxi, Mississippi?
If the bride is younger than 21 years of age, you will need to apply for your marriage license in her county of residence. If you are both 21 years of age or older, you can apply for your marriage license in any county in the state and your marriage license will be valid anywhere in Mississippi. The bride must be at least 15 years of age and the groom must be at least 17 years of age in order to be issued a marriage license in Biloxi, Mississippi. All marriage license applicants under the age of 21 need to have parental consent.
Will any documentation be required at the Harrison County Circuit Clerk’s office?
You will need to present divorce papers if you have been divorced in the past 6 months. You will also need to present valid I.D. as proof of age.
When will our marriage license be valid in Biloxi, Mississippi?
Your marriage license will be valid after a waiting period of 72 hours. After the 72-hour waiting period, your marriage license will be valid anywhere in the state of Mississippi.
Will we need to have blood tests or physical exams before we can apply for a marriage license in Biloxi, Mississippi?
Yes. Mississippi state law requires that all marriage license applicants be tested for syphilis. You will need to present a medical certificate of pre-marital syphilis testing at the time that you submit your marriage license application. This certificate can come from any laboratory in state or out of state that is registered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as an authorized provider of pre-marital syphilis testing.
How much will our marriage license cost in Biloxi, Mississippi?
When you apply for a marriage license at the Harrison County Circuit Clerk’s office, you will need to pay a marriage license fee of $23.00 in cash.
Who will we be able to invite to solemnize our marriage in Biloxi, Mississippi?
You will be able to invite any authorized person such as a judge or an ordained member of religious clergy such as a priest, a minister, or a rabbi to solemnize your marriage in Biloxi, Mississippi.
Where will we need to order our marriage certificate in Biloxi, Mississippi?
To order certified copies your marriage certificate, you will need to go to the Harrison County Circuit Clerk’s office. The cost is $11.00 for the first certified copy of a marriage certificate and $3.00 for each additional copy.
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