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Form CA Marriage License Application Los Angeles County


Form CA Marriage License Application Los Angeles County

 

INSTRUCTIONS: LOS ANGELES MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATION

Couples who wish to marry in Los Angeles must submit an application either online or in person to obtain a marriage license. The license must be picked up in person from one of the eight offices of the Los Angeles County Registrar. This document can be obtained in advance from the website of the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk.

Los Angeles Marriage License Application Step 1: Couples must both complete one half of the application. It does not matter which partner completes which side of the form. You may choose to include information about your gender and which partner is the bride and groom if you wish, but this is optional. The information required from both parties is identical. The instructions below apply to both parties.

Los Angeles Marriage License Application Step 2: Both people should enter the name of their government-issued ID or driver's license.

Los Angeles Marriage License Application Step 3: Both parties should enter their full names, including their last name at birth if it was different.

Los Angeles Marriage License Application Step 4: Both parties should enter their date of birth and the state in which they were born.

Los Angeles Marriage License Application Step 5: If either party was previously married, indicate whether the marriage was ended by death, divorce or annulment. Provide the date that the previous marriage was terminated.

Los Angeles Marriage License Application Step 6: Enter the full name of both parents, including the mother's name. Provide the state of birth for both parents.

Los Angeles Marriage License Application Step 7: Both parties should provide a full mailing address, including their city and county.

Los Angeles Marriage License Application Step 8: Only one person need enter an email address and daytime phone number.

Los Angeles Marriage License Application Step 9: If either party wants to change their middle or last name after their marriage to reflect their new relationship, they may indicate their new middle or last name at the bottom of the page where indicated.

Los Angeles Marriage License Application Step 10: Both parties should sign the document.

Los Angeles Marriage License Application Step 11: The application should be submitted. If this is done in person, the processing time is expected to last approximately one hour. 

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Form Application for a Copy of Marriage Certificate

 

INSTRUCTIONS: APPLICATION FOR CERTIFIED COPY OF MARYLAND MARRIAGE RECORD

If you require a copy of a marriage certificate relating to a ceremony performed in Maryland, you can submit an application through the mail, in person, via fax or email. This article discusses completing the application for all of these processes except for email, which is handled through the private agency Vitalchek. This document can be obtained from the website of Division of Vital Records that is part of the larger government website of the state of Maryland.

Application For Certified Copy Of Maryland Marriage Record Step 1: At the top of the form, provide your signature and the date on which you are submitting the application.

Application For Certified Copy Of Maryland Marriage Record Step 2: Only one of the people noted on a marriage their certificate, a court, a legal representative or an attorney representing one of the people on the marriage can receive this record. Where indicated, write your name and which category you fall into. If you are a representative who is not an attorney, you must attach a notarized letter stating you have permission to request this information.

Application For Certified Copy Of Maryland Marriage Record Step 3: Provide your full address, as well as your daytime telephone number and an email address where you can be contacted.

Application For Certified Copy Of Maryland Marriage Record Step 4: You must provide a photocopy of a government-issued ID or two-non photo ID proofs of identity. If the latter, you must provide your signature where indicated.

Application For Certified Copy Of Maryland Marriage Record Step 5: In print handwriting or by typing, write the full name of the bride and groom. If they were married in Baltimore City, write this in the space marked "Place of Marriage." Otherwise, enter the county in which the ceremony was performed and the date on which it took place.

Application For Certified Copy Of Maryland Marriage Record Step 6: If applicable, write the name of the person whom you represent. State the reason you are requesting this document.

Application For Certified Copy Of Maryland Marriage Record Step 7: Note how many copies you are requesting. There is a $12 fee for every copy. If submitting this application by mail, include a check or money order. 

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