YOU MUST HAVE A VALID SOUTH CAROLINA MARRIAGE LICENSE TO GET MARRIED IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Due to CV, Charleston County and Richland County now offer ONLINE services!
All other SC Probate Courts require both applicants to apply in person and pay in CASH. Out-of-State couples are encouraged to utilize the online options.
ONLINE LOCATIONS TO APPLY:
This probate court is offering online marriage license applications and it is the
least expensive (approx. $50) Probate Court at this time. It's perfect for
out-of-state couples! Here is the link:
This probate court is offering online marriage license applications.
The cost is approx. $75-85. Here is the link:
LOCATIONS TO APPLY IN PERSON:
306 3rd Ave, Ridgeland, SC 29936 (843-726-7718)
Call to schedule your appointment to obtain your marriage license.
(This is my FAVORITE in-person location to work with! Parking is easy and
the staff is super friendly! Cost is approx. $50)
539 Wm. Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 (843-255-5866)
Marriage License applications accepted only Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Fridays
from 9:00am to 4:00pm, by appointment only. Beaufort County is the most
expensive option (approx. $85)
102 Ribaut Road, Beaufort SC at the Government Center at the corner of
Ribaut Road and US Hwy. 21 in Beaufort, SC (843-255-5850)
Marriage License applications accepted Monday through Friday, 9:00 am
to 4:00 pm.
The cost of the license ranges from $50-$95. If applying in person, cash and correct change is required.
Valid identification is required including Social Security number and another form of ID, such as a state driver’s license with picture, birth certificate (only if bride or groom is under 18), passport, military ID, military department’s ID or state ID.
An ordained minister or a Notary Public may perform your wedding ceremony; please note South Carolina does not have Justices of the Peace. A marriage license may be used statewide in any South Carolina county.
Marriage Licenses MUST BE recorded by the Probate Court within 15 days of your wedding ceremony. I do that part for you!
I take complete all of your Marriage License paperwork and mail it for recording with the Probate Court for you as part of my service!