Marriage License Application
Please complete all mandatory fields. A court staff member will contact you once the application has been received.
At least one of the two parties is required to come to the Marriage Bureau to pick up the license, complete payment ($45) and show Identification and proof of age for both parties (copy of valid US driver’s license, government-issued non-driver’s ID, or passport).
If you are self-officiating, both parties must be present when picking up the license.
The minimum age for marriage in the District of Columbia is 18 years, or 16 years with the consent of a parent or guardian. Proof of age for the applicants must be shown and may be demonstrated by driver's licenses, birth certificates, passports, or similar official documents.
Who Will Perform the Ceremony?
Ceremony lead options
If an officiant/self will perform the ceremony, please provide the following information (If self, both parties must be present when picking up license)