Identification RequirementTwo valid forms of id such as drivers license, birth certificate, U. S. passport, Armed Forces ID card, or Resident Alien ID card. Applicants will also be asked to fill out a brief form.
Some counties require a final divorce decree no matter how long you have been divorced. You can obtain a copy of your final divorce decree from the Superior Court in the county in which you filed for divorce.
Most Georgia county websites are stating that in order to apply for a marriage license, both of you have to be 18 years of age.
Some of the county websites are stating that if either of you are 16 or 17 years of age, both parents (either biological or adoptive) or legal guardians must give their consent to your marriage in person and provide a certified copy of your birth certificate along with valid identification. In some counties, a probate judge also has to approve the marriage license application of individuals who are 16 or 17 years old.
Anyone under the age of 16 cannot obtain a marriage license in Georgia.
Same Sex Marriages:No. In November, 2004, voters passed a constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage. More Information
Officiants:Licensed or ordained ministers, clergymen, or pastors of recognized religious societies, and justices of the peace.
2600 Skyland Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-3640
Phone: (404) 679-4701
PLEASE NOTE:State and county marriage license requirements often change. The above information is for guidance only and should not be regarded as legal advice.
It is important that you verify all information with your local marriage license office or county clerk before making any wedding or travel plans.
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