Annapolis Wedding Chapel

A Small Chapel for Small Intimate Weddings

Marriage License for Anne Arundel County


Maryland Law states – you must obtain your marriage license from within the county you are being married in – the Annapolis Wedding Chapel is in Anne Arundel County.


The Annapolis Wedding Chapel cannot issue Anne Arundel County Marriage Licenses – you must obtain your marriage license, from the Circuit Court House in Annapolis.



  • Marriage License/copies: 8:30 am - 4

Please arrive before 3:30 PM

  • Monday through Friday (closed weekends and holidays)

The License Department is in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, 8 Church Circle Room H101 (directly behind security) Annapolis Maryland 21401.

CONTACT THE COURTS, for further information: 410-222-1434M

Marriage Licenses

The application process takes approximately 15 minutes, you will receive the marriage license the same day. There is a 48-hour waiting period before the license is valid. The marriage license is valid for six months from the date of issuance and is only valid in Anne Arundel County.

The Marriage License fee is $55.00 in Anne Arundel County. Accepted methods of payment: cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or money order as payment.

One applicant must apply in person to give the information for both spouses.

The following information is required for each applicant:

  • Name
  • Age - * While only one party is required to apply for a marriage license, each party must provide a copy of an official government-issued birth certificate or other official government-issued document or record demonstrating their age such as a driver’s license, passport, etc.
  • Birth Date
  • State or Country of Birth
  • Current Address
  • Social Security Number for each person. The Social Security Number is required by Federal and State law and will not be printed on the marriage license. Citizenship is not a requirement to be married. Non-U S Citizens will use N/A (not applicable) on the application.
  • If either party has been married previously, please provide the exact month, day, year, county and state that all divorces and/or deaths occurred. Documentation is not required in Anne Arundel County.
  • Both parties must be over 18 years of age

A blood test is not required in the state of Maryland.

The applicant will be asked if the information provided is accurate. The applicant must sign the application under oath and indicate the truthfulness of the information under penalty of perjury.

Clerk of the Court
410-222-1434 or 410-222-1168
Office Hours: 8:30 am – 4:00 PM

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