Get Your Marriage License

State of South Carolina
Application Process

sample marriage license

  • License Fee: Varies by county.
  • Minimum Age: (16).
    • Minor applicants must have parental consent and present a certified or original birth certificate.
    • The parents of minor(s) must provide Identification.
  • Waiting Period: There is a (24) twenty-four hour waiting period after the application is made before the license can be picked up and the parties can be married.
    • This waiting period varies from county to county, so please contact the appropriate county Probate Judge’s office at least a week before you plan to get married.
  • License Validity: There is no expiration date for a South Carolina marriage license.
  • Blood Test: Not Required.
  • Residency: Not Required.
  • Witnesses: South Carolina does not require a witness to the marriage.

Where to go:

Richland County

Lexington County

Calhoun County

Fairfield County