How long does it take to get a marriage license?

Florida law requires a 3-day waiting period between application and the effective date of a marriage license. The waiting period can be waived if applicants show proof of having recently attended at least 4 hours of marriage counseling with a provider registered with the Clerk's Office. If both parties are out of state residents, there is no waiting period.

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1. What is needed to get a marriage license?
2. How must I pay for the marriage license fee?
3. Do both parties have to be present at the Clerk's Office to apply for the marriage license?
4. Is a blood test required for the applicants to apply for the marriage license?
5. How long does it take to get a marriage license?
6. Can an individual who is younger than 16 get a marriage license?
7. Is the signature of just one parent sufficient to qualify as a parental permission for a minor to marry?
8. How long is the marriage license valid?
9. How long does it usually take to get a certified copy of our marriage record?
10. How much does it cost for a certified copy of the marriage certificate?
11. Does one or both of the marriage license applicants have to be an American citizen?
12. My spouse and I want to renew our vows. Do we need to get a marriage license for this?
13. Do I need my divorce papers or the death certificate of my spouse in order to apply for a marriage license?
14. Can people obtain a license to marry partners of their own gender?