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South Carolina

The applicant will need to show the drivers license or voter registration card, birth certificate or passport and social security card. The applicant does not have to be a resident of South Carolina.

If previously married, proof of divorce is not needed. There is no Covenant Marriage Option.

In some South Carolina counties there is a twenty-four (24) hour waiting period. The fees charged to get married in South Carolina vary from county to county. Blood test is not required.

Cousin Marriages and Common Law Marriages are allowed.

If the applicants are under 18, they will need a certified copy of the birth certificate and a notarized statement of parental consent. The minimum age for a female is 14 and it is 16 for a male.

Any ordained or licensed clergymen, and justices of the peace can be the officiants.

A SC marriage license does not expire.

Inside South Carolina