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South Santa Rosa County Service

5841 Gulf Breeze Pkwy,

Gulf Breeze, FL 32563 (next door to the Zoo)


Marriage Division, Second Floor

M.C. Blanchard Judicial Building

190 W Government St

Pensacola, FL 32502

(850) 595-4300
Courthouse Annex Ext.
1940 Lewis Turner Blvd
Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32547
(850) 651-7200
Office Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00am to 5:00pm

The fee for a marriage license is $93.50 and there is a three (3) day waiting period for Florida residents; there is no waiting period for non-residents.

Florida residents who have completed a premarital preparation course and can provide completion certificates will only be required to pay $61.00 and the three (3) day waiting period will be waived.

If both applicants ARE NOT a resident of the State of Florida, then no waiting period is required.

If either applicant is a resident of the State of Florida, then Florida does require a three day waiting period from the date you apply for your license. If both applicants have taken a premarital preparation course within one year prior to applying for their marriage license, from a course provider registered with the Clerk of Courts in Florida the waiting period will then be waived.

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