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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 216-443-8920 recorded message 1 Lakeside Ave. 216-443-8921 or 22 attendant Room 146 M-F 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Cleveland, OH
  • Lake County 440-918-2784 47 N. Park Place M-F 7:30 am – 5:00 pm Painesville, OH
  • Geauga County 440-285-2222 ext. 2100 100 Short Court M-F 8:00 am – 4:15 pm Chardon, OH
  • Portage County 330-297-3871 M-F 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Summit County 330-643-2346 M-F 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Medina County 330-725-9703 99 Public Square M-F 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Medina, OH
  • Lorain County 440-244-6261 ask for marriage license info. 225 Court St. Elyria, OH
  • Huron County 419-668-4383
  • Erie County 419-627-7750
  • Ashtabula County 440-576-3451
  • Trumbull County 330-675-2521
  • Mahoning County 330-740-2314 ask for marriage license info.
  • Columbiana County 330-424-9516
  • Stark County 330-451-7762
  • Holmes County 330-674-5881
  • Wayne County 330-287-5575
  • Ashland County 419-289-0000 ask for Probate Court
  • Richland County 419-774-5583
  • Morrow County 419-947-5575
  • Marion County 740-223-4260
  • Crawford County 419-562-8891
  • Wyandotte 419-294-2302
  • Seneca County 419-447-3121 any extension
  • Sandusky County 419-334-6211 #1
  • Ottawa County 419-734-6830