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Marriage License Information
Fayette County > Register of Wills

 

To apply for a Marriage License:

  • You must be over the age of 18
  • If you are 16-17 years of age, you must have parental consent
  • If you are divorced, you must bring a copy of your divorce decree
  • If your previous marriage was ended due to death you must bring a copy of the death certificate

When applying for a marriage license:

  • Both parties must be present in front of the Register of Wills
  • You must bring valid photo identification

The cost of a marriage license is $40.00 cash.

There is a three day waiting period once you apply for the license.

In order to apply for a marriage license both parties must appear in front of the Register of Wills before 3:30pm.

Please see that attached Disclaimer of Liability regarding marriages in Pennsylvania.

Disclaimer of Liability.pdf

Please find a list of elected officials in Fayette County that are authorized to perform a marriage ceremony.

Authorized to Marry.pdf