Now that we are engaged, how do we get our marriage license in Federal Way, Washington?
Congratulations on getting engaged! You can apply for your marriage license through the King County Records and Licensing Services Division. The Seattle office of the Records and Licensing Services Division is located in Room 311 of the King County Administration Building, 500 Fourth Avenue, Seattle, Washington. The office accepts marriage license applications Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To contact the office, call (206) 296-4021. You may also obtain a marriage license at one of the other locations in King County that issue marriage licenses. Go to Federal Way Marriage License for information about these locations. You may apply for your marriage license at the most convenient location for you. You can find general information about how to apply for your marriage license online at Applying for a Federal Way Marriage License.
How do we meet the requirements for a marriage license in Federal Way, Washington?
For you to meet the requirements for a marriage license in Federal Way, Washington, you both need to be single and at least 18 years old. When you go to apply for your marriage license, you must appear together in person at the Records and Licensing Services Division office and present a government-issued photo I.D. such as a driver’s license. If you are 17 years old, you can apply for a marriage license if you have parental consent. If you are 16 years old or younger, you must have court approval in order to apply for a marriage license.
When does our King County marriage license expire?
Your King County marriage license expires 60 days after it is issued. There is a waiting period of 3 days before your license becomes valid. If your wedding ceremony does not take place before the marriage license expires, you must reapply for a marriage license. King County marriage licenses are valid throughout the state of Washington. There are no residency requirements.
Do we need blood test results to apply for a marriage license in Federal Way, Washington?
No. You do not need to have blood test results or results from any other physical examinations in order to apply for a marriage license in Federal Way, Washington.
How much does a marriage license cost in King County?
In King County, the marriage license fee is $64.00. The Seattle office accepts only cash payments are accepted, but at the other locations payments may be made by cash or check.
Who can legally perform our wedding ceremony in Federal Way, Washington?
Washington judges and authorized ordained members of religious clergy can all legally perform wedding ceremonies in Federal Way, Washington. You can learn more about who is authorized to perform wedding ceremonies at Getting Married in Federal Way.
After our wedding ceremony, how do we get a copy of our marriage certificate in Federal Way, Washington?
After your wedding ceremony, you may request a certified copy of your marriage certificate from the King County Recorder’s office. A certified copy of your marriage certificate costs $3.00. You can learn more about how to request a copy of your marriage certificate at King County Marriage Certificate.