Frequent question: How much does it cost to get married at the courthouse in Harris County?

Both applicants can apply for a Marriage License in person at one of our 11 locations . Valid I.D. is required and the fee is $74.00. Without proof of state residency on a valid form of identification from at least one applicant the fee will be $174.00.

How do you get married at the courthouse in Harris County?

You can apply for a marriage license at the County Clerk’s main branch located in the Harris County Civil Courthouse at 201 Caroline, Suite 460 or any of the 9 annex locations located around the county.

How do I get married in court in Houston?

You can apply for a marriage license at any County Clerk’s office in the state of Texas. The Harris County Clerk’s office main branch is located in Houston in the Harris County Civil Courthouse at 201 Caroline, Suite 460. The office phone number is (713) 755-6411.

How much does it cost to get married at courthouse in Texas?

A Texas marriage license will cost between $70 – $85 dollars depending on the county where you choose to apply. If both partners are residents of Texas, you can choose to take a voluntary premarital class which lasts about 8 hours and will save you $60 on your license fee.

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How do you get married by a justice of the peace in Texas?

If you wish to be married by a Justice of the Peace you should first go to the County Clerk’s office to obtain a marriage license. In most cases, you must have that marriage license for at least 72 hours before you can get married.

What do you need to get married at the courthouse?

Courthouse wedding checklist

  1. Valid photo identification (i.e., passport, driver’s license, or other government-issued ID)
  2. End date and other details about previous marriages.
  3. Birth certificate.
  4. Proof of residency.

Can I get married online?

Not only are some states recognizing virtual ceremonies, but they are also allowing residents to apply for marriage licenses online, something that typically must be done in-person.

Do you need an appointment to get a marriage license in Harris County?

Customers no longer have to make an appointment to get marriage licenses, birth/death certificates, DBAs, or Real Property Filing. We are accepting walk-ins.

How can I get married in Texas without a ceremony?

A proxy marriage is when the marriage is performed despite one party, or both parties of the marriage, are not physically available at the ceremony. There are several reasons why a proxy marriage or wedding may occur.

Do you need a witness to get married in Texas?

Texas: Witnesses are not required by Texas law. Utah: Two (2) witnesses over 18 must also be present at the wedding ceremony.

What do you need to get married at the courthouse in Texas?

To apply for a marriage license, a man and a woman must each have a valid form of identification, such as a driver’s license; a certified copy of a birth certificate; a passport or military identi- fication card; and their Social Security cards. Age requirements: You must be 18 years of age to marry on your own.

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What documents do I need to get married?

Marriage license

  • Driver’s licenses or passports (government-issued photo ID)
  • Birth certificates.
  • Social Security number.
  • Divorce decree if you were previously married and are divorced.
  • Death decree if you were previously married and are widowed.
  • Parental consent if you are underage.
Preparing for the wedding