Notice:  The Status of the Issuance of Same Sex-Marriage Licenses in Bay County


The Clerk of Circuit Court is the issuing agent of marriage licenses for the State of Florida. All that is required for single adults to obtain a marriage license is for them to come in person to the Clerk’s Office, bring their driver’s license or other acceptable identification card and be prepared to pay the fee.

No appointment is necessary to apply for a marriage license.  You can begin the application process by completing the marriage license application onlineNOTE: You must still come in to the office to room 101 to complete the application process.

We do not perform marriage ceremonies.  You may bring your own clergy or notary and be married on the front steps of the courthouse or on the front lawn.  Click here for a local listing.

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