Franklin County Marriage License Information

You will receive $25 for taking our course!

Franklin county will reimburse reduce your marriage license fee by $25.

Franklin County Marriage License Info:

If you plan to receive your Franklin county marriage license, both individuals must visit the clerk’s office in person and bring:

  • Valid photo ID
  • Social security numbers
  • Completed application
  • Marriage license fee

Fees & Discounts:

  • The cost for the marriage license, including the state and county fees is $86.00.
  • Couples who attend our approved premarital course will only pay $61.00.
  • The county clerk will accept cash or credit for the payment IN FULL.
  • If the payment is made with a credit card, you will be charged a 3.5% service charge.

Franklin County Marriage License Use & Restrictions

  • You do not need an appointment to obtain your marriage license in Franklin county.
  • The entire process typically takes under 30 minutes.
  • Although the marriage license is issued immediately, there is a 3-day waiting period before it is effective and a couple may be married. *


The only exceptions to the 3-day waiting period are:

  • If the couple takes an approved premarital course, or
  • If both partners are NOT Florida residents (**if one party is a Florida resident they will have the 3-day waiting period**)

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.

Our Course

  • Is approved in all 67 counties including Franklin County.
  • The certificate of completion is good for 1 year from the date of the certificate is issued.
  • Pay only 1 time for the both of you. 
  • After registering and paying you will have the opportunity to enter both of your names for the completion certificate
  • Take your certificate of completions to the Franklin County Marriage License office.
  • You can then skip the 3-day waiting period and get your marriage license immediately.

Franklin County Weddings

Whether your dream wedding occurs on the beach, or just consists of scenic views of the land or sea, Franklin county offers couples the chance to make it happen. With the county boundaries including several islands, forests, and state parks, it couldn’t get much better than this. From Key West styled hotels to serene golf and county clubs, couples can bring their wedding to life.

Franklin County Clerk's Office Information

Address (Courthouse):

33 Market St, Suite 203,
Apalachicola, FL 32320

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Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Franklin County Marriage License
Franklin County Courthouse By Ebyabe - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0

Franklin County Marriage License

How the program works?

Envision Love’s Florida Premarital Course is narrated professionally. It is a great course because you can take it at around your schedule- anywhere at any time. Envision Love is officially approved statewide-meaning an approved provider in all 67 counties.

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