Marriage License

How Do I Get A Marriage License

Your first step to using for your live or online wedding is to get a marriage license.

Georgia residents can get a marriage license in any county of the state. Non-residents must obtain a marriage license in the county where they are to be married.

Each county requires documentation based on Georgia state law. If you’re a resident or intend to be married in Fulton County, GA, consult the most up-to-date information and instructions about how to get a marriage license on Fulton County’s official marriage license webpage.

In Georgia, applicants must obtain a marriage license in person. They need to present a valid driver’s license, birth certificate, passport, armed forces identification card, or another form of identification that proves their age.

Anyone applying for a marriage license in Georgia who has been previously divorced must show a final, certified divorce decree. If a prior marriage ended due to the death of a spouse, the widow/widower must supply proof of the former spouse’s passing, such as a death certificate or an obituary.

If any of the required documents are not in English, a translation by a certified translator is required.

In Fulton County, couples can apply for a marriage license at any of three probate court locations—two in Atlanta and one in College Park.

Once you’ve reviewed how to get a marriage license in Fulton County, GA, return to to complete details for your ceremony. Your options include several convenient and picturesque locations for a live ceremony that are just minutes away from the probate courts. We can even supply lovely background banners for your wedding photos.

Once you’ve tied the knot, you can send in your license for your officiant’s signature to be filed in probate court. After that, you’ll be able to obtain your marriage certificate from the county that issued the license.