Q: Where to get a Marriage License?

A: Couples may apply for a Marriage License at any of the ten Harris county Clerks offices. The fee to get your marriage license is $72 but check with your local county office to confirm fee. Click on the link below for you nearest Harris County Clerk's Office.




Q: When can we get married after we purchase the license


A: The license must be purchased at least 72 hours prior to but no more than 90 days before the date of the ceremony. After 90 days the license will expire.


​Q: Is the marriage license only good in Harris County?


A: The Marriage license is valid in every county in Texas.


Q: Do we need to bring witnesses?


A: You do not need witnesses to obtain your marriage license or for your wedding ceremony.


Benefits of taking a premarital education include: Enhancing your communication and conflict resolution skills to enrich your relationship, Learning the key components of a successful marriage, Receiving a $60 discount on marriage license fees, and Waiver of the 3-day waiting period. - See more at: