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The region in which you live determines specific requirements and procedures for applying for and acquiring your marriage license. Below you will find more information based on specific counties’ criteria.


CECIL COUNTY, MD
Clerk's Office Circuit Court for Cecil County, MD

Contact Info:
129 E. Main St.
Elkton, MD 21921
410-996-1021
Mon-Fri, 8:30a-4:30p

You will need:
Both parties are required to provide
Photo ID, Full Names,Physical
Permanent Address, Age

Application fee:
$30

Both parties must appear to make application.
If you apply in Cecil County, you must be married in Cecil County.
A license is not effective until 6am on the second calendar day after the license is issued.
The license is issued the same day you apply, and it is valid for six months.

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ST. MARY'S COUNTY, MD
Clerk's Office Circuit Court for St. Mary's County, MD

Contact Info:
129 E. Main St. 
Elkton, MD 21921
410-996-1021  
Mon-Fri, 8:30a-4:30p

You will need:
Each party is required to provide their full name, place of residence, age, whether parties are related by blood or marriage and to what degree, social security number, marital status and historical documentation of previous marriage, divorce, death, etc.

Application fee:
$25

The applicant(s) must sign the application.
The application fee must be collected at the time of application and must be paid by either cash or money order.
The license will not be valid until 6am two calendar days after the completion of the application process. 
The license must be used within six months of the effective date.

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So many details go into planning a wedding. If you choose to make Garrett County your wedding destination, please keep in mind: 

• Marriage License Cost $40, please note that the court office does not accept debit or credit cards, please bring cash for payment. 

• There is a waiting period of 2 days in Garrett County to get married, and the license is valid for 6 months.

• You do not have to be a resident of Maryland, but you must obtain your license in the county where you are to be married (Circuit Court of Garrett County).

• If you are 25 years or younger, you will need to provide identification in the form of a driver’s license or birth certificate

GARRETT COUNTY, MD
 Garrett County Marriage License Office for Garrett County, MD

Contact Info:
203 S. 4th Street, Room 109 Oakland, MD 21550
 (301) 334-1937 www.garrettcountyweddings.com