Administration & Courts
201 E. University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
Monday - Friday
8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost of a Alachua County Marriage License
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Cost of our Certified Florida Premarital Course
Marriage License Discount From Taking This Course
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Marriage License Requirements:
Both parties must be present at the Clerk's Office in order to apply for a marriage license.
An appointment is not required.
In order to apply for a marriage license in Alachua County:
Payment can be completed via cash or credit card. If using credit, a 3.5% service charge will be added by the card provider.
Applicants with prior marriages must disclose the date that the marriages ended
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 Alachua County?
You can view proof of our premarital course approved status in Alachua County by clicking here.
Can we get married anywhere in Florida with a marriage license from Alachua 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 Alachua 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 Alachua County?
No appointment is necessary. You will need to visit the Clerk's Office in order to complete the marriage application process.
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