Marriage Licenses

Marriage License Applications

Applying for a Marriage License 

All marriage license applications will be online and finalized during a WEBEX video conference. Applicants may login from different locations. Your payment will show as pending until your application is accepted.  Only the authorization for an accepted application is processed.
The guidelines below still apply EXCEPT that you should apply at least 8 weeks before your ceremony.  This will allow sufficient time for rejections and scheduling.  You will receive your license in your email by the end of your WEBEX conference.
 Appointments for in person licenses can only be made for emergency 3 day waivers, with appropriate documentation. The process must still be started online. An appointment will then be scheduled for the soonest available slot.
Click the link below to proceed. 

Marriage license application




Guidelines


  • Applicants should take the necessary steps to obtain a marriage license at least 6 weeks before the scheduled date of their marriage ceremony.
  • The license is not valid until three days after the Webex video conference  (issue date) .
  • A marriage license is valid for 60 days from date it is issued.
  • Please note that if you cannot speak English, an independent translator must join the video conference. The translator must present valid photo ID.
  • A marriage license issued in Montgomery County may be used anywhere in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Likewise, a license issued in any other county in Pennsylvania may be used in Montgomery County.

Fees

The fees for a marriage license vary from county to county. Montgomery County fees, including Pennsylvania taxes and surcharges, are as follows:


Type of FeeFee Amount
Montgomery County Fee$32.50
Pennsylvania Writ Tax$00.50
Act 151 Domestic Violence$10.00
Act 222 Children's Fund$10.00
Total$53.00 


Marriage Eligibility Requirements


  • Applicants must be 18 years of age in order to apply for a marriage license. This rule applies to both male and female applicants.


Marriage Restrictions

Persons related by blood, up to and including first cousins, may not marry in Pennsylvania. Other prohibitions and policies are posted in the Marriage License Bureau of the Register of Wills Office.