1. Applicants must be an unmarried male and an unmarried female.
  2. Blood tests are no longer required in the State of California.
  3. License is valid for 90 days. Ceremony must take place within 90 days of purchase.
  4. Minimum age requirement is 18 years.
  5. Valid photo I.D. required. (Drivers license, State issued I.D., passport, etc.)
  6. If either applicant has been divorced or had an annulment within the last year, we will need a certified copy of the FINAL DECREE OF DISSOLUTION before issuing a license.
  7. Both applicants must apply together.
  8. All persons who are members of a religious society or denomination not having clergy for the purpose of solemnizing marriages, must let the clerk know they need a VS 115 form. (Family Code, Section 425).

The hardest part will be the application being made in person. How on earth are two working adults supposed to get to a county office 1 1/2 hours away between 8 – 4:30 Monday to Friday?!

Oh yeah – and it costs $73.

A confidential one costs $75 – two bucks extra for them to keep a secret?

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