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Marriage License Laws

A couple, age 18 and older, wishing to get married in the Commonwealth of Virginia must obtain a marriage license. Every license for marriage is issued by the Clerk or deputy clerk of a circuit court of any county or city. The license is $30 and most Circuit Courts only accept cash. The license must be used within 60 days of issue date.

After obtaining the license, the couple, to be legally married, must go before someone officially authorized to perform religious or civil marriage ceremonies. After the ceremony is performed, the person performing the marriage has certain legal duties in completing the marriage license and returning it to the issuing Clerk, who, in turn has the legal responsibilities as to recording the license and providing a copy to the Registrar of Vital Statistics.


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    The Fort Eustis Club

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    Keffer Hall At Deep Creek Landing Marina

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    Arrowhead YMCA Conference Center

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    Windsor Castle Park & Manor House

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    Colonial Williamsburg Resorts

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    The Water Table at Fisherman’s Wharf Marina

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    Doubletree By Hilton Virginia Beach

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    The Norva

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    Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel

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    Kaplan Parish at Saint Bede

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    Doubletree By Hilton Norfolk Airport

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    The Mariners Museum & Park

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    Virginia Beach Convention Center

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    Westin Virginia Beach Town Center

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    Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront

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    Grand Affairs

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    Hilton Norfolk The Main

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    Hilton Garden Inn

  • Haven On The Banks

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    Cedar Point Country Club

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    YMCA at The Pines

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    Spirit Cruises of Norfolk

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    Sanderling Resort

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    Holiday Inn & Suites North Beach

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    Smithfield Center

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    VB National On The Green

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    Historic Boxwood Inn

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    Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront

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    DoubleTree by Hilton Williamsburg

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    Virginia Living Museum

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    Chrysler Museum of Art

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    The William & Mary Alumni House