Polk County Marriage License Information

You will receive $25 for taking our course!

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

Polk County Marriage License Info:

If you plan to receive your Polk 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.

Polk County Marriage License Use & Restrictions

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

Polk County Weddings

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.

Polk County Clerk's Office Information

Bartow Office


255 N Broadway Avenue
Bartow, FL 33830

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

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Polk County Marriage License (Additional Locations)

Lakeland Office


930 E Parker Street Room 240
Lakeland, FL 33801

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

Northeast Office


3425 Lake Alfred Road
Winter Haven, FL 33881

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

Polk 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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