Apply For A Corpus Christi Marriage License
Where can we go if we want to apply for a marriage license in Corpus Christi, Texas?
If you want to apply for a marriage license, you can go to any County Clerk’s office in the state of Texas. The Nueces County Clerk’s office is located at 901 Leopard Street, Room 201 in Corpus Christi. The office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. When you go to apply, you must appear together in person. Nueces County marriage licenses are valid in any county in Texas.
The Nueces County Clerk’s office official website isCorpus Christi Marriage License and provides more information about marriage licenses.
When we apply for a marriage license in Corpus Christi, what requirements will we need to meet?
You both need to be at least 18 years old and unmarried when you submit your marriage license application. You both need to provide a form of valid government-issued I.D. such as a driver’s license or passport as well as proof of your social security number.
Are there any special requirements in Nueces County if one of us has recently been divorced?
If either of you has been divorced, the divorce must be final for at least 30 days before you can legally be issued a marriage license in Nueces County.
Are there any special requirements in Nueces County if one of us is under 18 years of age?
If either of you is under 18 years of age, you can only apply for a marriage license if you have a written form of parental consent. You should contact the Nueces County Clerk’s office for more information.
How much does a marriage license cost in Corpus Christi, Texas?
A marriage license in Nueces County costs $71.00. You must pay the fee in cash. If you complete a state certified marriage preparation class, you are eligible for a $60.00 discount on the marriage license fee. Visit the Twogether in Texas site for more information: Corpus Christi Marriage License
Is there a waiting period before we can be married in Corpus Christi, Texas?
Yes, there is a 72-hour waiting period. If you complete a state certified marriage preparation class, you may be able to have this waiting period waived. The waiting period is waived automatically if either one of you is active military or works for the United States Department of Defense.
When will our Nueces County marriage license expire?
You need to use your Nueces County marriage license within 30 days after the license is issued. After 30 days, your marriage license will expire.
Who can we invite to perform our wedding ceremony in Corpus Christi, Texas?
You may invite any rabbi, minister, priest, or judge to perform your wedding ceremony in Corpus Christi. The Nueces County Clerk’s office will have more information about who is authorized to perform wedding ceremonies in the state of Texas.
Where should we go to order our marriage certificate in Corpus Christi, Texas?
You should be able to order your marriage certificate through the Nueces County Clerk’s office. You can contact the Nueces County Clerk’s office for more information about the fee for a certified copy and how to place your order. The Nueces County Clerk’s office website is at Corpus Christi Marriage License.
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