If I live in Chesapeake, Virginia, where should I apply for a marriage license?
If you live in Chesapeake, you can apply for your marriage license at the Chesapeake Circuit Court Clerk’s office. The Chesapeake Circuit Court Clerk’s office can be found in Suite 300A at 307 Albemarle Dr. in Great Bridge. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. If you want to call the office, dial 382-3000. You can also visit the official city website page on marriage licenses to learn more:Chesapeake Marriage License.
What do I have to do to meet the requirements for a marriage license in Chesapeake, Virginia?
To meet the requirements for a marriage license in Chesapeake, you and your prospective spouse must both be single and at least 18 years old. You will need to appear in person together at the Chesapeake Circuit Court Clerk’s office and present government-issued photo I.D. such as a driver’s license. If you not yet 18 years old, you can apply for a marriage license if you are at least 16 years old and you have parental consent. One of your parents will need to appear at the Chesapeake Circuit Court Clerk’s office, present photo I.D., and sign the affidavit that is provided by the office.
How long do I have to use my marriage license?
After your marriage license is issued by the Chesapeake Circuit Court Clerk’s office, your marriage ceremony must take place within a period of 60 days. After 60 days, your marriage license expires and you will need to reapply if you want to get a new marriage license in Chesapeake.
Where can my marriage ceremony take place?
With a marriage license from the Chesapeake Circuit Court Clerk’s office, you can have your marriage ceremony anywhere in the state of Virginia.
Will I need to have any kind of physical examination to get a marriage license in Chesapeake, Virginia?
No. You will not need any kind of physical examination or blood test to apply for a marriage license in Chesapeake, Virginia.
How much will I be required to pay to receive a marriage license in Chesapeake, Virginia?
In Chesapeake, you will be required to pay a $30.00 fee in cash to receive your marriage license.
Who can I invite to perform my marriage ceremony in Chesapeake, Virginia?
You can invite any authorized marriage celebrant to perform your marriage ceremony in Chesapeake. To legally perform marriage ceremonies in the state of Virginia, celebrants must be authorized by a Virginia Circuit Court. You may also choose to be married by Chesapeake marriage commissioner. You can find contact information for these marriage commissioners online at Chesapeake Marriage License.