The couple, officiant, and witness if applicable, must be physically present together in the same location.
Blood tests are not required.
The couple must appear in person and bring valid picture identification to the County Clerk’s Office to apply for a marriage license.
Marriage licenses are valid for 90 days from the date of issuance. If you do not get married within 90 days, the license will not longer be valid.
Public Marriage License
You must be at least 18 years old. Persons under 18 with written consent from at least on parent (or legal guardian) and permission from a California Superior Court Judge may marry.
The marriage license is registered at the County Recorder’s Office in the county where the license was purchase, and is a public record. Anyone may request copies of the marriage certificate by submitting the required fee to the County Recorder.
The ceremony ca take place anywhere within the state of California.
You must have at least one witness present at your ceremony.