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Marriage License Application

Please complete all mandatory fields. A court staff member will contact you once the application has been received.

Note*: All parties — both the parties to the wedding and the person performing the wedding — must be physically present in the District of Columbia at the time of the ceremony.

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)