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.


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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.