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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

On January 1, 2015, U.S. District Judge Hinkle’s order provided clarity to Clerks throughout the state as to their responsibility and duty in the matter of issuing same-sex marriage licenses. The Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller’s office will begin processing same-sex marriage licenses at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 6, 2015.

Please be sure to review the information on this page regarding marriage application requirements. Also, please note you can now print the new forms and fill them out in advance before arriving to our office.

The locations where same-sex marriage licenses and ceremonies will be performed are as follows:

  • RECORDING SERVICES DEPARTMENT 315 Court Street Clearwater, FL 33756
  • NORTH COUNTY BRANCH OFFICE 29582 U.S. 19 North Clearwater, FL 33761
  • CLERK'S TYRONE BRANCH OFFICE 1800 66th Street North St. Petersburg, FL 33710
  • ST. PETERSBURG BRANCH OFFICE 545 First Avenue North St. Petersburg, FL 33701

HELPFUL INFORMATION:
  • Viewing Marriage Licenses
  • Obtaining a Marriage License
  • Marriage License FAQs
  • List of Premarital Course Providers
  • Marriage License Fees
  • Locations & Contact Information
  • FORMS:
  • Marriage License Worksheet
  • Statement of Premarital Course
  • Affidavit Amendment to Marriage License
  • Affidavit For Duplicate Marriage License
  • Family Law Handbook
  • Family Law Handbook-Spanish version

    The below form should be completed if both parties are the biological parents of a minor child(ren) born within the State of Florida.

  • Affirmation of Common Children


  • Viewing Marriage Licenses

    Copies of marriage licenses for Pinellas County are available for viewing and purchase in the Official Records Rooms at our stated locations.

    • The charge for a copy is $1.00 per page and an additional $2.00 to certify the document, if certification is needed. If you are going to use the copy for a legal purpose, you would want to have the copy certified. There is no charge to view a document.

    • You may also send a written request for a copy. Please provide the bride's maiden name, the groom's name, and if known, date of marriage. Please make checks payable to Clerk of Circuit Court. The mailing address is Clerk of the Circuit Court, Official Records, Room 163, 315 Court Street, Clearwater, FL 33756.

    • You can access images of recorded marriage licenses (from 2003 forward) at https://public.co.pinellas.fl.us/login/clerkloginx.jsp. Click on "Official Records Book/Page or Name Search."

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    Obtaining a Marriage License

    The Clerk of the Circuit Court acts as an agent for the State of Florida for issuing licenses per Florida Statute 741. This webpage is designed to provide you with the necessary information to fill out a marriage license information form and save you time when you visit one of our office locations.

    The Marriage License Department is here to answer your questions concerning the purchase of a marriage license in Pinellas County. As a public service our Deputy Clerks are authorized to perform ceremonies.

    We have provided the following sections to help you answer some commonly asked questions.

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    Contact Information

    Our prerecorded marriage license information line is available 24 hours a day at (727) 464-4700. You may speak to a clerk at that number during regular office hours.

    A marriage license may be obtained during regular office hours, at any one of the following offices of the Clerk of the Circuit Court:

    OFFICE LOCATIONS

    RECORDING SERVICES DEPARTMENT
    315 Court Street
    Clearwater, FL 33756
    Telephone: (727) 464-7000

    NORTH COUNTY BRANCH OFFICE
    29582 U.S. 19 North
    Clearwater, FL 33761
    Telephone: (727) 464-7000

    CLERK'S TYRONE BRANCH OFFICE
    1800 66th Street North
    St. Petersburg, FL 33710
    Telephone: (727) 464-7000

    ST. PETERSBURG BRANCH OFFICE
    545 First Avenue North
    St. Petersburg, FL 33701
    Telephone: (727) 464-7000

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    Ken Burke, Clerk of the Circuit Court
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