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Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • Do we need to bring proof of pre-marital course completion when we apply for a marriage license?

  • When does the three day waiting period start?

  • Can I obtain a discount on my marriage license by taking a pre-marital course at my church or with a family counselor?

  • Does a counselor have to register with the Lee Co. Clerks Office?

  • Can my officiant who is a notary in another state perform the service?

  • Can my officiant who is a minister in another state perform the service?

  • Who can perform the marriage ceremony?

  • Can a ship Captain marry us?

  • I’m 17 years old; can I apply for a marriage license?

  • If I was married in another country, is my marriage license good in the United States?

  • Do I need to take a blood test before getting married?

  • Can I get married at the Clerk of Courts Office?

  • When can I come in to get my marriage license?

  • Can I marry my cousin?

  • Can I have a proxy marriage in Florida?

  • Does Florida recognize Common Law marriage?

  • Does Florida recognize Same Sex marriage?

  • Can I take the premarital preparation course at the Clerk’s Office?

  • How can I become a premarital course provider for Lee County Clerk of Courts?

  • Where do I get copies of birth, death, marriage or divorce papers?

  • Can I get married if my fiance is incarcerated?

  • How do I obtain another marriage license if I lose my license before I get married?

  • Can my marriage license be used outside of Lee County? Florida?

  • Can I get a copy of my marriage license with the vital statistics information on it?

  • Can a family member perform my wedding ceremony if they are a notary public?

  • Can I get married without a marriage license?

  • Ceremony was officiated, but we no longer have the license. Are we married?

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