Marriage License and Civil Ceremonies

Worcester County, MD

•   Hours for applying are 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

•   Only the bride or groom need apply. The fee for a marriage license application is $35.00, CASH only, no checks accepted. You will need to show a drivers license or birth certificate for both the bride and groom. No blood test is required. We need to have Social Security numbers for both.

•   You must be married in Worcester County, if you obtain your license in this county.

•   You must wait until after 6:00 a.m. on the second calendar day after you apply for the license before you can be married.

•   The license is valid for six months from the date of issue.

•   If either party is divorced, we need documentation of same, please bring papers with you. If bride resumes her maiden name, we will need to see documentation of same.

•   If either of you have a deceased spouse, you will need to know the date and place of death.

•   If under 18, please call for information.

Should you have any questions, please call 410.632.5500 or toll free 1.800.340.0691

 The address is: Office of Clerk of Circuit Court - 1 West Market Street Room 

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