Maryland Marriage License Information
General Information for all Maryland Counties:
~ legal age for marriage is 18 years old. Under 18 needs parental consent.
~ residency is not required for bride or groom
~ either bride or groom may apply for the license
~ couple must marry within the county in which they obtain the license
~ if previously married, you need a certificate of divorce or death
~ there is a two day waiting period between the date of issue and the date of validity
~ fees range between $40.00 – $85.00, depending on the county. Most require cash.
Specific information by County:
Marriage licenses are handled by the clerk of the circuit court in the county where you intend to be married. Contact information for each of the counties I serve is listed below. Check with the appropriate offices for the requirements and what you will need to take with you to obtain your license.
The Thomas Dorsey Building
9250 Bendix Road
Columbia, Md. 21045
7 Church Circle
Annapolis, Md. 21404
100 N. Calvert St., Room 628
Baltimore, Md. 21202
401 Bosley Avenue
Towson, Md. 21204
55 N. Court Street Room G8
Westminster, Md. 21157
50 Maryland Avenue room 111
Rockville, Md. 20850