Marriage Licenses & Civil Ceremonies

Marriage License Regulations

To apply for a marriage license, both parties to the marriage must:

The marriage license is valid for 90 days from the date of issuance in the State of California only. The fee for a marriage license is $56.

Civil Ceremonies

Marriage ceremonies for couples with valid marriage licenses may be scheduled by calling 458-0500. The fee for a civil ceremony is $30. 

Marriages are performed by the county marriage commissioner and deputy marriage commissioners.  A certified copy of the marriage certificate is available for purchase at a fee of $15.