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 newly remodeled Wedding Ceremony spaces. Couples can bring up to four guests in the Ceremony Room to celebrate their 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 We now allow you to schedule an appointment using ClerkExpress to apply for your marriage license or to get married by a Clerk at our Downtown Tampa location.

What are the fees associated with marriage services?

See Marriage License Fees for more information.