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District of Columbia

The applicant will need to show proof of age by providing driver’s license, birth certificate, or passport. The applicant must provide social security number, address, date of birth, and home and work telephone numbers. The applicant does not have to be a resident of the District of Columbia.

If previously married, the applicant will need to show the original or a certified copy of divorce decree or the death certificate of a deceased spouse.

Waiting Period in D.C is three full days between the day of application to the day that the license can be issued.

Fees in District of Columbia is $35 plus $10 for the Certificate of marriage.

Pursuant to the Marriage Amendment Act of 2008, DC Law 17-222, effective September 11, 2008, a blood test is no longer a requirement to obtain a marriage license in the District of Columbia.
Proxy Marriage  is not allowed in District of Columbia.  Cousin Marriage and Common Law Marriage is allowed in District of Columbia. Same Sex Marriages are allowed in D.C

If under 18, the applicant will need signed parental or guardian consent forms . If under 16 years of age, a person cannot marry in the District of Columbia.

Any ordained minister, and justices of the peace can be the officiants.

Inside District of Columbia