Apply For A Grand Prairie Marriage License
We are getting married in Grand Prairie, Texas. Where do we go to apply for a marriage license?
You can apply for a marriage license at any County Clerk’s office in the state of Texas. You need to appear in person with the person that you are marrying. Marriage licenses that are issued by any Texas County Clerk’s office will be valid in any county in Texas, but the most convenient office to Grand Prairie residents is probably the Dallas County Clerk’s office. The Dallas County Clerk’s office can be found on the second floor of the Records Building at 509 Main Street in Dallas. The phone number for the Dallas County Clerk’s office is (214) 653-7099. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Can we submit a marriage license application online in Dallas County?
Yes, you may submit a marriage license application online in Dallas County by going to the Dallas County Clerk’s official website at Grand Prairie Marriage License.
What requirements do we need to meet to receive our marriage license in Grand Prairie, Texas?
To receive a marriage license, both of you need to be at least 18 years of age and unmarried at the time that you submit your marriage license application. You need to present a valid form of identification such as a passport or a driver’s license at the Dallas County Clerk’s office. If you are a minor, you must have parental consent to be issued a marriage license. Blood tests are not obligatory to be issued a marriage license in the state of Texas.
Is there a waiting period to receive a marriage license if one of us has been divorced recently?
If either of you has been divorced recently, the divorce must have been final for at least 30 days before you can receive a new marriage license. You can apply to have this waiting period waived. Visit Grand Prairie Marriage License to learn more.
What fee do we need to pay to receive a marriage license in Grand Prairie, Texas?
You need to pay the $71.00 fee to receive your marriage license in Grand Prairie, Texas. If you have completed the state certified marriage preparation class Twogether in Texas, you are eligible for a reduced fee. Visit the Twogether in Texas site for more information: Grand Prairie Marriage License.
What is the waiting period before we can be married after we receive our Dallas County marriage license?
The waiting period is 72 hours after you receive your marriage license before you can be married. The marriage license will not become valid until after this waiting period. The waiting period can be waived if you have completed a state certified marriage preparation class or if either of you is active military or works for the United States Department of Defense.
How long will a Dallas County marriage license be valid?
The marriage license will be valid for 30 days after it has been issued by the Dallas County Clerk’s office.
Who can perform our wedding ceremony in Grand Prairie, Texas?
Rabbis, ministers, priests, and judges are all among those authorized to perform your wedding ceremony in the state of Texas.
Where do we need to go to order our marriage certificate in Grand Prairie, Texas?
You will be able to order your marriage certificate through the Dallas County Clerk’s office. Visit Grand Prairie Marriage License or contact the Dallas County Clerk’s office for more information. The marriage certificates are $10.00 each.
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