Apply For A Denton Marriage License

I would like to apply for a marriage license in Denton. Where should I go to apply?

You can apply for a marriage license at any County Clerk’s office in the state of Texas, but it may be most convenient for you to apply at the Denton County Clerk’s office. You can find the Denton County Clerk’s office on the first floor of the Denton County Courts Building at 1450 E. McKinney Street in Denton. If you want more information about marriage licenses, you can call (940) 349-2010 or (972) 434-8820 or visit the website at Denton Marriage License.

Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. On Wednesday, office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Is there a marriage license application available online in Denton County?

Yes. Visit Denton Marriage License to find the link to the online marriage license application. However, even if you have already submitted a marriage license application online, you will still need to appear in person with the person that you are marrying at the County Clerk’s office to sign and pick up the marriage license.

What requirements must I meet to receive a marriage license in Denton, Texas?

You and the person that you are marrying must be at least 18 years of age and single at the time that you submit your marriage license application. You must show a valid form of identification such as a passport or a driver’s license. You are not required to provide blood test results when you apply for a marriage license in the state of Texas.

Is there a fee I must pay to receive my marriage license in Denton, Texas?

You must pay a $67.00 fee when you apply for your marriage license in Denton, Texas. If you and the person that you are marrying complete the state certified marriage preparation class Twogether in Texas, you are eligible for a reduced fee. Visit the Twogether in Texas website to learn more: Denton Marriage License.

Can I be married right after I receive my marriage license?

No. You must wait 72 hours before you can use your marriage license. Your marriage license will not be valid until after this waiting period. If you complete the Twogether in Texas marriage preparation class or if either of you is active military or works for the United States Department of Defense this waiting period can be waived.

How long is my marriage license valid in Denton, Texas?

Your marriage license is valid anywhere in the state of Texas for a period of 30 days.

Who is authorized to perform my wedding ceremony in Denton, Texas?  

Rabbis, ministers, priests, and judges are all authorized to perform your wedding ceremony in Denton. You may invite any authorized person to perform your wedding ceremony.

Where should I go to order my marriage certificate in Denton, Texas?

You can order your marriage certificate through the Denton County Clerk’s office. Visit the Denton County Clerk’s office official website to learn more: Denton Marriage License. Certified copies of marriage certificates from the Denton County Clerk’s office cost $26.00 a copy plus an additional $1.00 per page.


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