Hardee County Marriage License Information

You will receive $25 for taking our course!

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

Hardee County Marriage License Info:

If you plan to receive your Hardee 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.
    • This county requires an original certificate mailed to you as proof that you have completed this course.
    • You can avoid the mailing delay by applying for your marriage license in a nearby county that accepts a printout of our digital certificate and does not require an original certificate.
  • 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.

Hardee County Marriage License Use & Restrictions

  • You do not need an appointment to obtain your marriage license in Hardee 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 Hardee 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 Hardee County Marriage License office.
  • You can then skip the 3-day waiting period and get your marriage license immediately.

Hardee County Weddings

Hardee county is home to many local churches and ranches that could make a perfect wedding venue. In addition, there are some unique hidden gems within the county such as a castle that can be rented for events. Just outside the county boundaries is the city of Sebring, where there are many additional vendor and venue options.

Hardee County Clerk's Office Information


417 West Main St, Suite 214
Wauchula, Florida 33873

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

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

Hardee 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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