Apply For A Lakewood Marriage License
Where do we go to apply for a marriage license in Lakewood, Ohio?
You can apply for a marriage license in Cuyahoga County if one of you is a resident of Cuyahoga County or if you are from out of state but plan to have your wedding ceremony in Cuyahoga County. To apply for a marriage license, you will need to go together in person to the Cuyahoga County Probate Court. You will find the Marriage License Department of the Cuyahoga County Probate Court in Room 146 at 1 Lakeside Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The office is closed holidays.
How do we know if we are eligible for a marriage license in Lakewood, Ohio?
To be eligible for a marriage license in Lakewood, Ohio, you should both be at least 18 years old and single. You will need to present a valid photo I.D. such as a driver’s license at the Cuyahoga County Probate Court. The Cuyahoga County Probate Court will not issue you a marriage license if either of you is under the influence of intoxicating substances or is infected with a communicable form of syphilis.
What additional requirements do we need to meet if one of us has been divorced?
If one of you has been divorced, you will need to provide a certified copy of the divorce decree to the Cuyahoga County Probate Court when you apply for a marriage license. The Court may also require additional information about your previous marriage.
What additional requirements do we need to meet if one of us is a minor?
If one of you is under the age of 18, you will need to have parental consent to apply for a marriage license in Cuyahoga County. You might also need permission from the Juvenile Court. Visit Lakewoord Marriage License to learn more about the additional requirements for minors.
Do we need to have blood tests to apply for a marriage license in Cuyahoga County?
No. Cuyahoga County does not require blood tests when you apply for a marriage license.
What is the marriage license fee that we need to pay in Lakewood, Ohio?
The marriage license fee in Lakewood, Ohio is currently $50.00. This fee must be paid in cash.
What is the waiting period after our marriage license is issued in Lakewood, Ohio?
There is no waiting period for your marriage license to be valid in Cuyahoga County. Your marriage license will expire after 60 days.
Who performs wedding ceremonies in Lakewood, Ohio?
To be authorized to perform wedding ceremonies in Lakewood, a person must register with the Ohio Secretary of State. If you have questions about who is authorized to perform your wedding ceremony, you should contact the Cuyahoga County Probate Court.
What is the fee for a certified copy of our marriage certificate in Lakewood, Ohio?
There is a fee of $2.00 for each certified copy of your marriage certificate. You may request certified copies of your marriage certificate in person or by mail. Visit Lakewoord Marriage License to learn more about ordering certified copies of your marriage certificate.
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