San Diego County Marriage Licenses

Search for San Diego County CA marriage license rules and requirements. You can learn how to get a marriage license, a marriage certificate, or marriage records from your local Marriage License Office, Clerk, Health Department, or Town or City Hall.


San Diego County Marriage License 141 East Carmel Street San Marcos CA 92078 619-237-0502


San Diego County Marriage License El Cajon, 200 S. Magnolia Ave. El Cajon CA 92020 619-237-0502

San Diego County Marriage License County Administration Center, 1600 Pacific Highway, Ste 273 San Diego CA 92101 619-237-0502

San Diego County Marriage License The Contact Information For The Superior Court Is: County Of San Diego Superior Court, Juvenile Division, 2851 Meadowlark Drive San Diego CA 92123 858-634-1600

San Diego County Marriage License 590 3rd Avenue Chula Vista CA 91910 619-237-0502

Carlsbad City Hall 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive Carlsbad CA 92008 760-434-2820

Carlsbrand City Clerk 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive Carlsbad CA 92008 760-434-2821

Chula Vista City Clerk 276 4th Avenue Chula Vista CA 91910 619-691-5041

Chula Vista City Hall 276 4th Avenue Chula Vista CA 91910 619-691-5031

Coronado City Hall 1825 Strand Way Coronado CA 92118 619-522-7300

Descanso Town Hall 24536 Viejas Grade Road Descanso CA 91916 619-445-9505

El Cajon County Clerk 200 South Magnolia Avenue El Cajon CA 92020 619-441-1763

Encinitas City Hall 505 S Vulcan Ave Encinitas CA 92024 760-633-2600

Encinitas Clerk 505 South Vulcan Avenue Encinitas CA 92024 760-633-2601

Escondido City Clerk 201 North Broadway Escondido CA 92025 760-839-4617

Escondido City Hall 201 North Broadway Escondido CA 92025 760-839-4880

La Mesa City Clerk 8130 Allison Avenue La Mesa CA 91942 619-667-1120

La Mesa City Hall 8130 Allison Ave La Mesa CA 91942 619-463-6611

National City City Hall 1243 National City Boulevard National CA 91950 619-336-4226

National City Clerk 1243 National City Boulevard National CA 91950 619-336-4228

Oceanside City Hall 300 N Coast Hwy Oceanside CA 92054 760-435-3969

Oceanside Health Department 104 Barnes Street Oceanside CA 92054 760-967-4401

Poway City Hall 13325 Civic Center Drive Poway CA 92064 858-668-4400

San Diego City Hall 202 C Street San Diego CA 92101 619-533-4000

San Diego County Clerk 1600 Pacific Highway San Diego CA 92101 619-237-0502

San Diego County Clerk 141 East Carmel Street San Marcos CA 92078 760-940-6868

San Diego County Health Department 3851 Rosecrans Street San Diego CA 92110 619-692-8500

San Diego County Health Department 606 East Valley Parkway Escondido CA 92025 760-740-4000

San Diego County Health Department 460 Magnolia Avenue El Cajon CA 92020 619-441-6500

San Marcos City Hall 201 Mata Way San Marcos CA 92069 760-752-7550

San Marcos City Hall 1 Civic Center Drive San Marcos CA 92069 760-744-1050

Santee City Hall 10601 Magnolia Avenue Santee CA 92071 619-258-4100

Solana Beach City Clerk 635 Highway 101 Solana Beach CA 92075 858-720-2420

Solana Beach City Hall 635 Highway 101 Solana Beach CA 92075 858-720-2400

Vista City Clerk 200 Civic Center Drive Vista CA 92084 760-639-6125

Vista City Hall 600 Eucalyptus Ave Vista CA 92084 760-726-1340

About Marriage Licenses



Marriage License Application Requirements and Process:

1. Apply where: County Clerk's Office

2. Minimum Age: 18, or younger with parental presence

3. Cost/fees: $35-$100 (varies by county)

4. Identification: driver's license, state-issued identification, passport, or military identification card

5. Blood test / Physical Test: No

6. Residency Requirement: No

7. Witnesses: Yes

8. License Valid: 90 days

9. Waiting Period: No

10. Same-sex marriage: Yes

11. Marriage between cousins: No

12. Divorce/Widow: Yes, with disclosure and decree copy in some counties

13. Proxy Marriage: No, with an exception for active duty military stationed abroad

14. Common Law Marriage: No

Questions/Answers about San Diego County Marriage Licenses

What do you have to do to get married?

To get married in California, both members of the couple must visit a County Clerk's Office in person to fill out a marriage license application. You will have to meet certain age requirements, provide photo identification, and pay a fee. California also permits confidential marriages, if the couple lives together at the time of the application and provides photo identification. Confidential marriage information is available to the public only by court order. Once you have received the marriage license, you must perform a marriage ceremony while the license is still valid. After the ceremony, your officiant and witnesses must sign the marriage certificate and the officiant must return it to the issuing Clerk's Office.

How do I get a marriage license in San Diego County, California?

You will need to visit the County Clerk's Office to apply for the marriage license. Both members of the couple must provide proof of age, valid photo identifications, and pay a fee. Certain counties require a birth certificate.

How much does it cost to get a marriage license in California?

A marriage license can cost between $35 and $100, depending on the county. The preferred payment method is cash, but many counties process payments by alternative methods.

How old do you have to be to get married in San Diego County?

You must reach the minimum age of 18 to get married in California. Individuals younger than 18 can get married with parental consent and a court order.