What is required to apply for a marriage license?
All applicants must apply in person and a $50 fee is required at the time of application (cash or check). Additional requirements include:
- For ages 19 and older: Driver's license or state issued ID number or passport, and a social security number or resident alien ID number.
- For age 18: Certified birth certificate, driver's license or state issued ID or passport, and social security number or resident alien ID number.
- For ages 16 and 17: Certified birth certificate, driver's license or state issued ID or passport, and social security number or resident alien ID number and custodial parent's consent.

Find out what is required if applicant does not have a SSN or resident alien ID number.

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1. What is required to apply for a marriage license?
2. What if an applicant does not have a social security or resident alien number?
3. What is the waiting period for a marriage license?
4. After the 24 hour waiting period has expired, do both applicants need to be present to pick up the marriage license?
5. Can the license be mailed after the 24 hour waiting period?
6. Can I view marriage license or estate records for York County online?
7. Can someone else pick up my marriage license for me?
8. Will the marriage license expire?
9. How do I obtain a certified copy of my marriage license?
10. I had a death in my family, do I need to probate the estate and will I need an appointment?
11. Can I use a South Carolina marriage license in another state?
12. How do I qualify to receive a $50 state income tax credit when applying for a marriage license?