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Requirements provided by Hays County court house:


All applicants must provide proof of age and identity with a valid Texas drivers license, valid Texas DPS I.D., Military I.D., passport, or any certificate of License issued by this state, another state, the U.S. government or a foreign government.

Each applicant is required to provide a Social Security card or proof of social security number.

The cost is $41.00 cash (no checks).

The legal age to obtain a marriage license without parental consent in Texas is 18 years of age.

No blood test is required.

If either applicant has been recently divorce, the state requires a thirty-day waiting period from the date of the filed divorce decree, unless waived by the court. Female applicants are required to submit a certified copy of final decree showing their restored maiden name if different from current identification.

The license is good for thirty days from the date of purchase. However, there is a 72-hour waiting period from the time the license was purchased until the time the ceremony can be performed. Active duty military personnel are exempt.

Applicants between the ages of 14-18 must be accompanied by one parent, to sign legal consent. A minor must have a certified copy of birth certificate, photo I.D. and proof of Social Security. If parents are divorced, the parent granted custody must submit a certified copy of their divorce decree in order to sign consent.


 Click here for more Texas county clerks office numbers

Travis County Courthouse
5501 Airport Blvd.
Austin, Texas

Hays County Courthouse
137 North Guadalupe
San Marcos, Texas

Bastrop County Courthouse
803 Pine Street
Bastrop, Texas

Williamson County Courthouse
8th & Austin Avenue
Georgetown, Texas



State and county marriage license requirements often change. The above information is for guidance only and should not be regarded as legal advice.

It is important that you verify all information with your local marriage license office or county clerk before making any wedding or travel plans.



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