If you plan to receive your Alachua county marriage license, both individuals must visit the clerk’s office in person and bring:
The only exceptions to the 3-day waiting period are:
Marriage licenses are valid for 60 days from the issue date, and must be returned to the clerk’s office within 10 days after the marriage is performed.
Although small, Alachua county is considered a gem. It’s proximity to several nature preserves and the Santa Fe River gives couples the opportunity to immerse themselves in nature. With this in mind, several renown wedding venues have been established over the years that have turned this county into a perfect place to have a dream wedding. Whether it’s a country backdrop inside a beautifully decorated barn, an elegant hotel or outside nearby the river and trees, Alachua has a lot to offer.
Alachua County is known for having a diverse culture, being the home of the University of Florida in Gainesville. Gainesville is one of the most attractive cities in Florida with its preserved historic buildings, beautiful landscape, and urban “forest”.