Apply For An Alexandria Marriage License
Where do I need to go to apply for my marriage license in Alexandria, Virginia?
To apply for your marriage license, you will need to go to the office of the Fairfax County Clerk of the Circuit Court and submit a marriage license application. You can find the office of the Fairfax County Clerk of the Circuit Court in Suite 116 on the first floor of the Fairfax County Courthouse. The Fairfax County Courthouse is located at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. To contact the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court, call (703) 691-7320. You might also want to check out the official county website page on marriage licenses: Alexandria Marriage License.
How can I meet the requirements for a marriage license in Alexandria, Virginia?
You can meet the requirements for a marriage license in Fairfax County if you and your spouse-to-be are both single and at least 18. You must appear in person together at the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court and present government-issued photo I.D. such as a driver’s license. If you are under 18, you can only apply for a marriage license if you are at least 16 years old and you have parental consent. One of your parents must appear at the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court and present photo I.D. and sign the affidavit that is provided by the office.
For how long will my marriage license be valid?
Once your marriage license is issued by Fairfax County, you must be married within a period of 60 days. After 60 days, your marriage license will expire and you will have to reapply if you want to get a new marriage license from Fairfax County.
Where will my marriage license be valid?
Once your marriage license is issued by the Fairfax County Clerk of the Circuit Court, the license is valid anywhere in the state of Virginia.
Do I need any kind of physical examination to get a marriage license in Alexandria, Virginia?
No. You do not need any kind of physical examination or blood test to be issued a marriage license in Alexandria, Virginia.
How much will I need to pay for my marriage license in Alexandria, Virginia?
In Fairfax County, you will be required to pay $30.00 to receive your marriage license. You may pay this marriage license fee with cash or credit card, but you should be aware that there is a small fee for credit card transactions.
Who can be authorized to perform my wedding ceremony in Alexandria, Virginia?
You may invite any authorized marriage celebrant to perform your wedding ceremony in Alexandria. To legally perform wedding ceremonies in the state of Virginia, celebrants must be authorized by a Virginia Circuit Court. There is more information about who can be authorized to perform wedding ceremonies available online at Alexandria Marriage License.
Where can I get my marriage certificate in Alexandria, Virginia?
After your wedding ceremony, you can request a certified copy of your marriage certificate from the Fairfax County Circuit Court. You can make your request in person or by mail. There is a fee of $2.50 for each certified copy. There is more information available online at Alexandria Marriage License.
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