How to get a Marriage License in San Antonio

Getting a marriage license in San Antonio is a straightforward process. Here’s what you need to know:


  • Both applicants must be at least 18 years old.
  • Both applicants must appear in person at the Bexar County Clerk’s Marriage License office.
  • Both applicants must provide valid proof of identification, such as a driver’s license, passport, or certified birth certificate.
  • Both applicants must provide their Social Security numbers (if applicable).
  • The application fee is $80. You can pay with cash or credit card.


  1. Gather your required documents.
  2. Go to the Bexar County Clerk’s Marriage License office. The office is located at 101 W. Nueva St., Suite 120, San Antonio, TX 78205. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and on Wednesdays from 8:00 AM to 5:45 PM. Closed on holidays.
  3. Fill out the marriage license application.
  4. Pay the application fee.
  5. Wait for your marriage license to be processed. This usually takes about 15 minutes.

Additional tips:

  • You can download the marriage license application in advance from the Bexar County Clerk’s website.
  • If one applicant cannot appear in person, the other applicant can apply on their behalf with a notarized Affidavit of Absent Applicant.
  • The marriage license is valid for 72 hours after it is issued.

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I hope this helps! Congratulations on your upcoming wedding!

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