Who may apply for a marriage license?
  • Both parties must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Florida law exception: if the person is at least 17, has parental consent, and the older party to the marriage is not more than 2 years older than the younger party to the marriage.

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1. Who may apply for a marriage license?
2. Where consent is required, is consent of both parents required?
3. Is there a waiting period for issuance of the license?
4. Who are the approved providers of the marriage class in Polk County?
5. Are blood tests and physical exams required?
6. Are there any other requirements?
7. Must I apply for a marriage license in the county where I live?
8. Where can I apply for a marriage license in Polk County?
9. How long is a marriage license valid once it is issued?
10. Who may perform marriage ceremonies?
11. Who is a "regularly ordained minister"?
12. May a marriage be solemnized without a license?
13. When and who should return the license to the clerk?
14. Can I be married in the clerk's office?
15. What is the fee for a marriage license?
16. Can I pay for a marriage license with a personal check?
17. How does the online marriage application service work?
18. Who can use the online marriage application?
19. Why is the online marriage application requiring a social security number?
20. What happens after the online marriage application is submitted?
21. How do I amend information on my marriage license?