Below is a summary of Maryland License procedures for each county; before relying on this information solely please check with your county clerk office:


Maryland Marriage License Information:


In most circumstances you may apply for a marriage license at any county clerk's office in the state where you plan to be married. These offices are usually located in the county probate court or circuit court. 


In Maryland the fee to receive your license is $55. There is No Waiting Period between applying for your license and receiving your license. In a few states after you receive your license you must wait a short period of time before getting married.


Maryland law allows you to get married 2 Days after officially receiving your marriage license. Maryland marriage licenses expire after 6 Months. If your license expires before you tie the knot, you can reapply for another license.

Summary Marriage License Requirements:

Age Requirement: 18 years

Cost Of License: $55

Expires After 6 Months

Blood Test: None

Waiting Period To Receive: None

Waiting Period before actual marrying after receiving license: 2 Days

Locate a Maryland County Clerk Office:


Allegany Clerk Of Circuit Court: 30 Washington St Cumberland, MD 21502; (301) 777-5922


Anne Arundel Clerk Circuit Court: 7 Church Circle Annapolis, MD 21401; (410) 222-1434


Baltimore City Circuit Court: Marriage License Department 100 N Calvert St, Rm 610 Baltimore, MD 21202; (410) 333-3780


Calvert County Circuit Court: 175 Main St Calvert County Courthouse Prince Frederick, MD 20678; (410) 535-1660


Caroline County Circuit Court P.O. Box 458 Denton, MD 21629; (410) 479-1811


Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk 55 North Court St Rm G-8 Westminster, MD 21157; (410) 386-2022


Cecil County Circuit Clerk 108 Court House Elkton, MD 21921; (410) 996-5318

Charles County Circuit Court P.O. Box 970 La Plata, MD 20646; (301) 932-3236


Dorchester Clerk Of Court P.O. Box 150 Cambridge, MD 21613; (410) 228-0480


Frederick Circuit Court 100 West Patrick St Frederick, MD 21701; (301) 694-1960


Garrett Circuit Court Clerk P.O. Box 447 Oakland, MD 21550; (301) 334-1937


Harford County Clerk Of Court 20 West Courtland St Bel Air, MD 21014; (410) 838-6000


Howard Circuit Court Clerk 8360 Court House Drive Ellicott City, MD 21043; (410) 313-2111


Kent County Circuit Court Clerk County Courthouse Chestertown, MD 21620; (410) 778-7460


Montgomery Circuit Court Clerk 50 Court House Square Rockville, MD 20850; (301) 217-6752


Prince Georges County Clerk of Circuit Court 14735 Main St Upper Marlboro, MD 20772; (301) 952-3655


Queen Annes County Circuit Court Clerk Court House Centreville, MD 21617; (301) 758-1773


Somerset Circuit Court Clerk P.O. Box 99 Princess Anne, MD 21853; (301) 651-1555


St Marys Circuit Court Clerk P.O. Box 308 Leonard Town, MD 20650; (301) 475-4568


Talbot Circuit Court Clerk 11 N Washington St Easton, MD 21601; (410) 822-2611


Washington Circuit Court Clerk P.O. Box 229 Hagerstown, MD 21741; (301) 791-3085


Wicomico Circuit Court Clerk P.O. Box 198 Salisbury, MD 21801; (410) 543-6551


Worcester Circuit Court Clerk Court House Room 104 Snow Hill, MD 21863; (410) 632-1221