If you plan to wed in the state of California, you'll need to apply for a marriage license at one of the fifty-eight County Clerk offices to make the marriage legal. Once you've applied, there is no waiting period. You and your intended can tie the knot immediately or wait up to ninety days before the license expires. By knowing what information you'll need, you can simplify the application process for a marriage license in California.
Imperial County COUNTY CLERK/RECORDER DEPARTMENT 940 W. Main Street, Suite 202, El Centro, CA 92243 760-482-4272
Kern County Kern County Assessor-Recorder 1655 Chester Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301 (661) 868-6400
Los Angeles County LOS ANGELES COUNTY REGISTRAR-RECORDER/COUNTY CLERK 12400 IMPERIAL HIGHWAY NORWALK, CA 90650 Recorder/County Clerk: (800) 201-8999
Orange County Orange County Clerk-Recorder 12 Civic Center Plaza, Room 101 Santa Ana, CA 92701
Riverside County Riverside County Recorder 2724 Gateway Drive Riverside, CA 92507 OR P.O. Box 751 Riverside, CA 92502-0751 Office (951) 486-7000 San Bernardino County San Bernardino County Recorder 222 West Hospitality Lane, First Floor San Bernardino, CA 92415-0022 Office (855) 732-2575
San Diego County San Diego County Recorder 1600 Pacific Highway, Room 260 San Diego, CA 92101 Mail to: P.O. Box 12150 San Diego, CA 92112-4750 Office (619) 237-0502 Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County Recorder 1100 Anacapa Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Mail to: P. O. Box 159 Santa Barbara, CA 93102-0159 Office (805) 568-2250 FAX (805) 568-2266 San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo County Recorder 1055 Monterey Street, D120 San Luis Obispo, CA 93408 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Office (805) 781-5080 FAX (805 781-1111 Ventura Ventura County Recorder Hall of Administration, Main Plaza 800 South Victoria Avenue, LN 1260 Ventura, CA 93009 Email: email@example.com Office (805) 654-3666 Recording (805) 654-2295