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Quick Tips for Marriage License Applicants in Fulton County

No bills larger than $20.00 are accepted for cash transactions in the Probate Court  
 
 
Age: Must be at least 18 years of age

Who: Both Applicants  must appear in person.

Where to Apply: (a) If one or both persons to be married are residents of Georgia you may apply for a marriage license in any county in Georgia.

(b) If neither applicant   is a resident of Georgia you must then apply for the marriage license in the county where the ceremony is to be held.
 
When: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Proof of Age by Providing:    Including but not limited to a Driver's License, Passport or Birth Certificate. (Documents not in English must be accompanied by certified English translation).   See OCGA §19-3-36.

General Information:   If applicable, customers need to know their date of divorce and/or date of death of previous spouse.

If a divorce was granted, for either  party,  within  30 days of applying for a marriage license, then the party must  provide a copy of the divorce decree.

Cost: (Cash,  Money Order, Credit cards)  The fee is either $56.00 (without certificate) or $16.00 (with certificate). The application fee is waived when the couple seeking the license has completed a qualifying premarital education program.   A  certificate of completion of a qualifying premarital education program in accordance with Code Section 19-3-30.1 must be presented for the $40.00 application fee to be waived. Other fees and costs still apply. See below.  

Without Certificate of
Premarital Counseling
With Certificate of Premarital Counseling
Application Fee
$40.00
$0.00
Vital Records Recording Fee Code Section 31-10-21(f)
 
$1.00
 
$1.00
Childrens Trust Fund Fee
Code Section 15-9-60.1
 
$15.00
 
$15.00
Total Fee  
$56.00
$16.00
 
Certified Copies
Certified Copies of the Marriage Certificate and Application are $10.00 each in  addition to the above fees.   If you would like the copies to be mailed to you, you must  provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Where:

Fulton County Probate Court, 136 Pryor Street, Suite C-230, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 (404) 613-4583 or (404) 612-4640

North Service Center, 7741 Roswell Road, Suite 219, Atlanta, Georgia 30350 (404) 613-7638

South Service Center, 5600 Stonewall Tell Road, Suite 218, College Park, Georgia 30349 (404) 612-3048