Don't spend another Life Day alone. Register for our May 4th Star Wars Wedding Ceremony

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Marriage License Department

The Clerk of the Circuit Court acts as an agent for the State of Florida for issuing licenses per Florida Statute 741. As a public service, our office also performs marriage ceremonies. The Marriage License Department is here to answer your questions concerning obtaining a marriage license in Hillsborough County.

Our Tampa, Brandon, and Plant City locations have Wedding Ceremony spaces available. The Brandon Office can comfortably accommodate 6 guests and the Downtown Tampa and Plant City Offices can comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests to celebrate the couple’s special day. Appointments for onsite ceremonies are recommended but walk-ins are welcome.

Now offering Online Marriage License issuance VIA ZOOM appointment. You can learn more in our Online Marriage Licensing page.

In recent years, May 4th has taken on a special significance across the internet as the Unofficial Star Wars Day, marked by the iconic phrase, "May the Fourth Be with You." To acknowledge this special day, Clerk of the Court & Comptroller Cindy Stuart will offer galactic-themed weddings at the Pat Frank Courthouse. Find registration and more information on our Star Wars Wedding Page.

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Marriage License FAQs

Who can I marry?

How do I apply for a marriage license?

Who can perform marriage ceremonies?

What do I need to know now that I am married?

Renewing marriage vows?

Common Law marriage?

Foreign marriages?

How to view or obtain marriage or divorce records?

How do I end a marriage?

What are my options for obtaining customer service from the Marriage License Department?

Mail:  PO Box 3249, Tampa, FL  33601-3249
Email:  Contact us
Phone:  (813) 276-8100.  See wait times.
In person:  Downtown Tampa, Plant City, Brandon.  See wait times.

What are the fees associated with marriage services?

See Marriage License Fees for more information.