Marriage Licenses - Luzerne County

Luzerne County Court System

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General Information
Description of ServiceBoth applicants for a marriage license must appear together with a driver’s license or state issued photo identification.
A social security number (SS#) is required by law if the applicant has one.
Both parties should be aged 18 or over (if under 18 applicant needs to be accompanied by a parent, if 16 and younger the applicant must have a court order to get a marriage license).
There is a (3) day waiting period before the license is issued and the license is good for (60) days from the date of issue. If you would prefer to have your license mailed, please provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope at the time of application.
If one or both of the parties were married before proof must be provided of how the prior marriage was dissolved: Date of death or a copy of the final Divorce decree.
The license is only valid in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Geographical AreaLuzerne County
Intake RequirementsSee Description of Service above.
Additional RequirementsSee Description of Service above.
Documents RequiredSee Description of Service above.
Helpful TipsThe fee to obtain a marriage license is $50.00 cash only.
There will be an additional $5.00 charge for each underage applicant. Located in Register of Wills office.
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 Luzerne County Courthouse Annex
Physical Site Address 2 153 N River Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
Main Phone 570-825-1668
Fax 570-970-4580
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Luzerne County Government
Affiliated Program: Luzerne County Court System
This Service: Marriage Licenses - Luzerne County
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Marriage Licenses (DF-7000.5000)