Carroll County Marriage Licenses

Search for Carroll County MD 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.


Carroll County Marriage License 55 North Court Street Westminster MD 21157 410-386-8710


Carroll County Clerk 55 North Court Street Westminster MD 21157 410-386-8710

Carroll County Health Department 6643 Sykesville Road Eldersburg MD 21784 410-876-1990

Carroll County Health Department 290 South Center Street Westminster MD 21157 410-876-2152

Hampstead Town Hall 1034 South Carroll Street Hampstead MD 21074 410-239-7408

New Windsor Town Hall 211 High Street New Windsor MD 21776 410-635-6575

Sykesville Town Hall 7547 Main Street Sykesville MD 21784 410-795-8959

Taneytown City Hall 17 East Baltimore Street Taneytown MD 21787 410-751-1100

Union Bridge Town Hall 104 West Locust Street Union Bridge MD 21791 410-775-2711

Westminster City Hall 1838 Emerald Hill Lane Westminster MD 21157 410-848-9000

Westminster Town Hall 56 W Main St Westminster MD 21157 410-848-9393

About Marriage Licenses



Marriage License Application Requirements and Process:

1. Apply where: Circuit Court Clerk's Office

2. Minimum Age: 18, or 15 with parental consent and/or a physician letter if pregnant

3. Cost/fees: $25-$55; varies by county

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

5. Blood test / Physical Test: No

6. Residency Requirement: No

7. Witnesses: No

8. License Valid: 6 months

9. Waiting Period: 2 days

10. Same-sex marriage: Yes

11. Marriage between cousins: Yes

12. Divorce/Widow: Yes, with disclosure

13. Proxy Marriage: No

14. Common Law Marriage: No

Questions/Answers about Carroll County Marriage Licenses

What do you have to do to get married?

To get married in Maryland, both members of the couple must visit a Circuit Court 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. Once you have received the marriage license, you must perform a marriage ceremony while the license is still valid. Your officiant will fill out the marriage license and submit it to the Circuit Court Clerk who issued the license. Once the Clerk records the license, the marriage is legally binding.

How do I get a marriage license in Carroll County, Maryland?

You will need to visit the Circuit Court Clerk's Office to apply for a marriage license. Both members of the couple must prove their age, provide photo identification, and pay a fee.

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

A marriage license can cost between $25 and $55 in Maryland. The fee is set by the county. Maryland requires that you get married in the county that issued the marriage license.

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

You must reach the minimum of 15 years of age to get married in Maryland. Individuals who are between 16 and 18 must have parental or guardian consent to get married, and individuals who are 15 must provide parental consent and proof of pregnancy from a licensed physician.