If you plan to receive your Polk 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.
Polk county offers a unique appeal. Located between the large cities of Tampa and Orlando, couples can enjoy a peaceful small town atmosphere. The city of Lakeland falls within the boundaries of this county and provides couples with an array of venue and vendor options, however, with several small cities dispersed throughout the county, Polk has a lot to offer.