A License to Love
Getting married in Pennsylvania is as easy as 1-2-3. In fact, all you need to do is appear at any Pennsylvania State Courthouse at least three business days before your big day with a completed application and the requisite paperwork.
Both parties must apply in person at any Pennsylvania State Courthouse at least three business days prior to the wedding date (including the day of application, there is a four-business-day waiting period). If previously divorced or widowed, the original divorce decree or death certificate must be submitted. Licenses may be picked up three days after the date of application (Monday through Friday), by the applicants or someone other than the applicants. The license is valid for sixty days and may only be used in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Please call the courthouse where you will be applying to obtain the price of the marriage license.
Must be at least eighteen years old and single
If either party is younger than eighteen, parental consent is required
The following information must be provided:
Birth certificate for both applicants
The birthplace of both applicants
The names and birthplace of both parents of the applicants
Both applicants will need to provide their mother’s maiden name
Both applicants need to provide Social Security Number cards
Photo identification (driver’s license) must be provided
Courthouses below are open Monday through Friday, 8:30AM to 4:00PM
Monroe County Courthouse
7th & Monroe Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Wayne County Courthouse
925 Court Street Honesdale, PA 18431
Pike County Courthouse
412 Broad Street Milford, PA 18337
Carbon County Courthouse
PO Box 127 Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Or, you may visit your closest Pennsylvania courthouse.