July 10, 2010, Blogspot – Both Parties must apply together and both parties must have the results of blood test (ON A MEDICAL CERTIFICATE) from any laboratory whether in state or out of state, that is authorized to do pre-marital syphilis testing and is registered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Application for marriage must be made within (30) day of having the blood test done, or the results will not be valid.
Full names and addresses of the parties applying are required
Names and addresses of the parents of the parties applying (Maiden name of Mother)
Age, date of birth, and state (or foreign country) of birth
Proof of age – i.e., Driver’s License, Birth Certificate, Military I.D., DD 214, Baptismal Certificate, Life Insurance Record, School Record, or any other official document evidencing age. The Clerk shall retain a copy on file.
Highest grade completed in school, including college
Number of previous marriages
How the last marriage ended (Death, divorce, etc.)
Date last marriage ended (Month, Day, year)
Bring proof of divorce if it was within the last 6 months – Clerk shall retain a copy
In the event that the female applicant shall be under the age of TWENTY-ONE (21) years of age, and is a resident of the State of Mississippi, the application for marriage shall be made to the Circuit Clerk of the county of residence of the parent or legal guardian of such female applicant.
If either applicant is under TWENTY-ONE (21) years of age, parental consent is needed. If the parent does not accompany the applicant to the office when applying, the Clerk shall send notice of filing of the application via certified mail to the parents or legal guardian.
Marriage licenses cannot be issued unless the MALE applicant is at least SEVENTEEN (17) years of age, and the FEMALE applicant is at least FIFTEEN (15) years of age.
There is a SEVENTY-TWO (72) hour waiting period from the time and date of application until the license can be issued by the Clerk.
The license is only valid in the State of Mississippi
The Fee for the license is $23.00 cash only.