255 N. Broadway Ave.
Bartow, Florida 33830
Marriage License Application:
Cost of a Polk County Marriage License
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Cost of our Certified Florida Premarital Course
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Marriage License Information:
The process for applying for a marriage license in Polk County is as follows:
Complete the marriage license application (online or in-person)
Schedule an appointment at one of Polk County's three offices
Read the Marriage Handbook before arriving to your appointment
Complete an optional premarital course by an approved provider for a discount and waived waiting period
Visit the Clerk's office (both parties must be present) and bring the following:
Social Security Number (SSN)
Valid form of ID
Form of payment (cash or credit card)
Once the ceremony is performed, the license can be returned to the Clerk's office to be finalized
Once the application process is completed, couples have to wait for 3-days to receive their Florida marriage license (completing an approved online premarital course will wave this 3-day, mandatory waiting period).
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I verify that this is a registered premarital course in Polk County?
Course providers are required to register with the Clerk of the Circuit Court. You can view my name on the list of accepted providers here.
Can we get married anywhere in Florida with a marriage license from Polk County?
Yes! You can get married anywhere in the state of Florida once you've obtained your marriage license.
Do I have to live in Polk County to apply for a marriage license?
No, you do not have to apply for a marriage license in the county that you live.
Do I need to make an appointment to get a marriage license in Polk County?
Yes, due to COVID-19, marriage licenses are available by appointment only.
Is there an online application?
You can complete the online application before arriving at your appointment. However, an in-person appointment is still required for a Polk County marriage license.
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