Creative Wedding Officiants

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Marriage License Information

Ohio marriage license information...

Applicants must apply for marriage licenses at the Probate Court office in the county in which the bride lives. Both parties must be present at time of application. No physical exam or blood tests are required. There is no waiting period. Licenses are good the day they are issued and are good for 60 days. They can be used in any county in Ohio. Both parties must have their social security numbers/cards, driver’s licenses or picture ID, certified copies of most recent divorce papers or death certificate, plus dates, location and case numbers of all previous divorces (if applicable). If from out of state or country, you must have your passport, green card, driver’s license or picture ID.

If the female is 16 or 17, you must have a certified copy of your birth certificate.

If either party is under the age of 16, both parents or legal guardians must be present and both parties must attend counseling.

Most counties charge $50-$60 dollars cash only. Most Probate Court offices are open from 8:00 am until 4:00 or 4:30 pm Monday through Friday and are closed on weekends and legal holidays. No appointment is necessary. Please check with applicable county office for exact days and times they are open, their fees, general and location information, etc.

Marriage License Offices are a part of Probate Court. Below is a partial listing of county offices.

Cuyahoga County Probate Court Marriage License

Lorain County Probate Court Marriage License

Medina County Probate Court Marriage License

Sandusky County Probate Court Marriage License

Summit County Probate Court Marriage License