CLERK OF COURT & COMPTROLLER
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA
IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ! The following process is exclusively for the purpose of virtually obtaining a marriage license. Simply obtaining a marriage license in and of itself, without an officiant’s signature, does not result in a legal marriage in the State of Florida. The Hillsborough County Clerk’s Office does not perform virtual ceremonies. The marriage license should be presented to an officiant for a marriage ceremony. Be sure to read the Online Marriage License Requirements and Marriage License FAQs before beginning the virtual process of obtaining a marriage license
The Hillsborough County Clerk of Court is pleased to offer the option of applying for a marriage license online. The process is simple and involves the following steps.
Online Marriage License Requirements
Both parties must be 18 years old or older.If one or both parties are younger than 18 years old, you will need to come to the office to apply for a license.
Both parties will need to upload and display government issued identification. Acceptable means of identification include:
You will need to upload images of your selected identifications and marriage counseling certificate (if applicable) as part of the form submission process in one of the following formats:
Please make sure you bring the same identification you supplied electronically with you on the day of the Zoom meeting.
Be prepared and on time to your Zoom meeting. If either party is five minutes late, you will need to reschedule for another available time. When meeting with the clerk via Zoom you will need to have a camera-enabled device. A computer (laptop/desktop) is recommended for the best experience. Please note Apple iPhones are not compatible with the Zoom process. Technical difficulties that extend past 10 minutes will result in your appointment being canceled and you will need to reschedule for another available time. You will need a valid credit card to submit payment. The clerk will record the portion of the meeting where your IDs are reviewed and your electronic signatures captured.
Online Marriage License appointments fill up weeks in advance. Couples are strongly advised to come into the office if you need a marriage license within 10-15 business days.
Are you ready to begin the process?