The question of the hour…how to obtain a Marriage License in Baltimore City?

How to obtain a Marriage License in Baltimore City
• Go to the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Courthouse 100 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
• Go to the 6th floor – Room 628
• Cost for license: $85.00 CASH ONLY
• Only one person needs to be present.
• Make sure you have your driver’s license.
• Information needed from both parties to obtain license:
o Name
o Dates of birth
o City and State of birth
o Parents Name (Don’t forget mother’s maiden name)
o Current residence
It takes 4-6 months after the signed license has been mailed to be processed by the Maryland Department of Vital records. After the processing period, the license will be at the Department of Vital records to obtain copies. Until then, you will need to go to the courthouse in Baltimore City to obtain copies.
After the wedding- To obtain official copies of your marriage license
• In Person:
o Go to the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Courthouse
o Cost is $5.50 per copy CASH ONLY
o Information Needed:
 Both Spouses name (including the wife’s maiden name)
 Date of Marriage
• By Mail:
o Mail a letter to the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Courthouse care of Marriage License Department
o Money Order of $5.50 per copy
o Information needed:
 Both spouses names (including the wife maiden name)
 Date of Marriage
 Number of copies requested
o Will take 4-6 weeks to mail back

Please note, any and all information can change!

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