Welcome to the Fairfax Circuit Court's On-Line Marriage License Pre-Application

Follow the four steps below to obtain a marriage license:

Step 1:      Complete and submit the online marriage license pre-application. Upon submission, you will receive a confirmation document via e-mail.
Step 2: Within the next 60 days, print and bring the confirmation document, payment and valid photo identification (i.e., a driver’s license, passport or military identification card) to the Public Service Division of the Fairfax Circuit Court to obtain your marriage license. The applicants must appear at the courthouse together.
Step 3: Give the marriage license clerk your confirmation document and identification. The clerk will verify your identification, collect payment and prepare the marriage license while you wait. The cost is $30, payable by cash or credit card (MasterCard or Visa only, with a 4% transaction fee).
Step 4: The clerk will give you your marriage license.

For additional information regarding obtaining a marriage license and the On-Line Marriage License Pre-Application, please click here.
To start, please verify the following information.
Party A: Select your preferred designation on the marriage license
Party B: Select your preferred designation on the marriage license
We both certify that we are at least 18 years old.
Enter the code shown in the gray box to proceed: