Apply For A Toledo Marriage License

We want to apply for our marriage license in Toledo. Where do we need to go?

If at least one of you is a resident of Lucas County, you can apply for a marriage license at the Lucas County Probate Court. If you are from out of state, you can also apply for a marriage license at the Lucas County Probate Court if you intend to have your wedding ceremony in Lucas County. You will find the Lucas County Probate Court on the first floor of the Lucas County Court House at 700 Adams Street in Toledo. The phone number for the office is (419) 213-4750 or (419) 213-4361. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Fridays are generally the busiest days at the office so you may experience a longer wait time if you apply for your marriage license on a Friday. The office is closed on holidays.
To visit the Lucas County Probate Court website and learn more about how to get your marriage license in Toledo, go to Toledo Marriage License.

What are the requirements for us to apply for our marriage license in Toledo, Ohio?

You must both be at least 18 years of age and unmarried to apply for a marriage license in Toledo. You must be able to provide proof of your name, address, birth date, and social security number. You must also present a certified copy of your birth certificate if you are under 21 years of age.

What other documentation does the Lucas County Probate Court require?

If you have been divorced, the Lucas County Probate Court requires that you submit a certified copy of the most recent divorce decree. If a previous marriage ended with the death of a spouse, the Court requires a copy of the death certificate. You should be prepared to provide information about your previous marriages. There may be additional documentation needed if you are applying for a marriage license as a minor. Go to Toledo Marriage License to learn more.

Are there other tests that the Lucas County Probate Court requires when we apply for a marriage license?

No. Lucas County does not require any tests such as blood tests or physical examinations as part of the marriage license application.

How much should we expect to pay for the marriage license fee in Toledo, Ohio?

When you apply for a marriage license, you should be prepared to pay the marriage license fee of $50.00 in cash when you appear at the Lucas County Probate Court.

How long will our marriage license be valid in Toledo, Ohio?

Your Lucas County marriage license will be valid for 60 days. There is no waiting period before your marriage license is valid in Lucas County.

Who can solemnize our marriage in Toledo, Ohio? 

When religious clergy members, judges, and mayors register with the Ohio Secretary of State, they can be authorized to solemnize marriages in Toledo, Ohio. Contact the Lucas County Probate Court if you have questions about who is authorized to solemnize your marriage.

Who will issue our marriage certificate in Toledo, Ohio?

The Lucas County Probate Court will issue your marriage certificate after your marriage license has been returned to the Court and recorded. You can order your marriage certificate in person or by mail. There is a fee of $2.00 for each certified copy. Go to the Lucas County Probate Court website at Toledo Marriage License for more information.  


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