Couples will receive a $60.00 savings on the purchase of a marriage license.
There are no blood test requirements.
According to Texas Family Code, Chapter 2 Sec. 2.204 of the Texas Family Code, the marriage ceremony may not take place during a 72 hour period immediately following the issuance of the marriage license unless:
(a) an applicant is a member of the Armed Forces of the United States and is on active duty,
(b) an applicant obtains a waiver from District Court or
(c) attend the Twogether in Texas workshop
In accordance with 2.201 of Texas Family Code, Expiration of License, effective September 1, 2013, the Marriage License will expire the 91st day following the date of issuance.
Requirements for Underage Applicants (Age 16 -18): Family Code 2.103:
Please Contact your local County Clerk’s office for information.
Persons Authorized to Conduct Ceremony:
Licensed or ordained Christian Ministers and Priests, Jewish Rabbis, or persons who are officers of religious organizations; and who are duly authorized by the organization to conduct marriage ceremonies;
Justices of the Supreme Court, Judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals, Justices of the Courts of Civil Appeals, Judges of the District, County and Probate Courts, Judges of the County Courts at Law, Courts of Domestic Relations and Juvenile Courts, Justices of the Peace, and Judges of the Federal Courts of this State, retired municipal court Judge and retired Judge or magistrate of a Federal Court of this state.
License Valid for?
The license is only valid for 90 days within the State of Texas from date of issuance.