SAN DIEGO MARRIAGE LICENSE
APPOINTMENTS (619) 237-0502
To get married in the City of San Diego, couples must apply for a marriage license at any County Clerk-Recorder office anywhere in the State of California. The license cannot be from another state.
Count back 90 days from your wedding date, and you can obtain your license ANYTIME DURING that 90-day window. Don't get the license too early... it expires 90 days from the date of issue.
There is NO blood test required. There is NO waiting period.
SAN DIEGO COUNTY CLERK LOCATIONS
Appointments are required and can be made by calling the San Diego County Clerk at (619) 237-0502.
Mon – Fri By Appointment Only 8 am – 4:30 pm
DOWNTOWN SAN DIEGO COUNTY CLERK OFFICE
1600 Pacific Highway, Suite 260
San Diego, CA 92101
CHULA VISTA BRANCH OFFICE
590 Third Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910
KEARNY MESA BRANCH OFFICE
9225 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92123
SANTEE BRANCH OFFICE
10144 Mission Gorge Road
Santee, CA 92071
SAN MARCOS BRANCH OFFICE
141 East Carmel Street
San Marcos, CA 92078
San Diego Regular Public Marriage License — $70
San Diego Confidential Marriage License — $89
BELOW ARE SOME IMPORTANT FORMS YOU MAY NEED…
COMING FROM ARIZONA! Pick up your marriage license in El Centro in Imperial County on your way to your San Diego beach wedding. Make sure to call them first to confirm that they are accepting non-residents for licensing!
IMPERIAL COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER
940 Main Street Suite 202
El Centro, CA 92243
Mon - Fri from 8 am - 5 pm
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CLERK-RECORDERS
It is easy to get married in Southern California! Each California County Clerk-Recorder office has different hours, fees and appointment requirements to apply for your marriage license, and to obtain official copies of the marriage certificate after the wedding. Always call the respective Clerk-Recorder's office if you need additional information.