Pastor Bob Tousey
While every effort is made to verify the accuracy of this information Rev. Bob can not guarantee it's accuracy. It is recommended that you contact the Clerk of the Court in your county to verify all information.
In Maryland --- There is a two (2) day waiting period for the issuance of a marriage license so please do not wait until last minute. The marriage license is good for up to six (6) months from the date of issue. You must obtain the license in the county you are going to be married. Please check with your venue to verify the county in which they are located.
In Virginia --- There is no waiting period and you may obtain your license from the Circuit Court in any county in the State of Virginia. Marriage licenses are valid for 60 days.
In the District of Columbia --- You must wait 3 full days from the time of application before the marriage license maybe issued. Give yourself more time D.C. is prone to delays. The license can be obtained at Moultrie Courthouse 500 Indiana Avenue, N.W., Room 4485
Washington, D.C. 20001 The D.C. website does not state how long marriage licenses are valid for so please check with the court.
In West Virginia --- There is no waiting period. West Virginia residents must obtain their license from the Circuit Court in which they reside. If you are not a resident please contact the Circuit Court in the jurisdiction in which you will be married. Marriage licenses are valid for 60 days.
THE FEE FOR MARRIAGE LICENSES IN MARYLAND VARY. PLEASE CALL THE CLERK'S OFFICE TO FIND OUT THE FEE IN THE COUNTY IN WHICH YOU ARE GETTING MARRIED.
CLERKS OF THE COURT IN MARYLAND
ANNE ARUNDEL 410-222-1397
BALTIMORE CITY 410-333-3780
CALVERT 410-535-1600 X 2269
PRINCE GEORGE'S 301-952-3288
QUEEN ANNE'S 410-758-1773
CLERKS OF THE COURT IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA & CERTAIN COUNTIES IN WEST VIRGINIA