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How to obtain a Marriage License

Mississippi Marriage License


*Both Parties must be 21 years of age to get married in Mississippi WITHOUT parental consent.

*Mississippi Code 93-1-5 states that Males 17 years of age or older and Females 15 years of age or older may marry WITH parental consent and court approval.

*Picture ID and Proof of age is required.

*To obtain a marriage license, both parties must apply in person at your local county Circuit Clerk’s office.

*The fee for a Mississippi marriage license varies by county and is required at the time of application.

*There is no waiting period, blood tests, or witness requirements in Mississippi.

Be sure to contact your local county Circuit Clerk’s office well in advance of the wedding to find out on what days and during what hours the clerk will be in the office.

Gulfport Clerk's Office

1801 23rd Ave.

Gulfport, MS 39501
​(228) 865-4167


Biloxi Clerk's Office

730 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

Biloxi, MS 39530
​(228) 435-8276


Bay St. Louis Clerk's Office

152 Main St

Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
​(228) 467-5265


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