muscogee county probate court

Requirements to Obtain a Marriage License

1. Both parties must be present to apply.
2. Both parties must be over 18 years old (or 16 years old with parental consent).
3. Both parties must have proper, valid identification (Driver's License, U.S. Passport, or Birth Certificate and Photo ID).
4. If either party has been previously married, bring a copy of the Final Divorce Decree or Death Certificate if spouse is deceased. (If you were divorced in Muscogee County, you can obtain copies of your divorce documents on the 2nd floor of the Government Center in the Superior Court Clerk's office.)

Cost of Marriage License - $56.00 cash, debit or credit card (for an additional fee), or money order (no personal checks). This does not include any certified copies.

Certified Copies of Marriage Licenses and Marriage License Applications are $10.00 per copy and can be purchased once the marriage has taken place and the original Marriage License has been returned to Probate Court staff for recording.

Marriage Licenses are issued from 8:30AM to 5:00PM Monday through Friday.

Acceptable methods of payment are CASH, DEBIT OR CREDIT CARD (for an additional fee), or MONEY ORDERS ONLY.


To Request a Certified Copy of your Marriage License:


You may come to the Probate Court located on the 6th floor of the Government Center to request a certified copy of your marriage license. Information needed:

1.) The date of marriage.
2.) The full name of both parties on the marriage license.
3.) $10 cash, debit or credit card (for an additional fee), or money order (made payable to probate court) per certified copy.

OR

You may mail us in a written request for the certified copy. Please include:

1.) The date of marriage.
2.) The full name of both parties on the marriage license.
3.) A return address so we can mail the copy back to you.
4.) $10 money order (made payable to Probate Court) per certified copy.

Our mailing address is:
Probate Court
P.O. Box 1340
Columbus, GA 31902