Maryland Marriage License
Just one small detail before your big day...
You are responsible for obtaining a valid Maryland marriage license prior to the day of your wedding. Keep in mind, there is a 48 hour waiting period to receive a marriage license in Maryland and the license is valid for 6 months.
ID Requirement in Maryland:
If you are between 18 - 21, you must provide identification in the form of a drivers license or birth certificate. Only one applicant needs to be present. We recommend bringing identification with you even if you are over 21.
You do not have to be a resident of Maryland. However, you must be married in the county where you purchased your license.
Maryland requires that you show your divorce decree, or have information regarding date, county and state of death of your previous spouse.
Fees in Maryland:
$35 - $85 depending on the county, payable by cash or credit cards.
Parental consent is needed if under 18 years of age.