Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum
480 NW 11th Street, Miami, FL 33136
To apply for a license with the Miami-Dade County Marriage License Bureau, go to https://www2.miami-dadeclerk.com/MLSWeb/PreApp.aspx. Email copies of the required documents listed below to firstname.lastname@example.org, to be delivered to the Bureau.
Remember Florida residents must wait 3-days or take a 4-hour class before the ceremony.
When applying for a marriage license both spouses must apply in person. If one or both of the applicants are minors, under 18 years of age, additional requirements apply.
All applicants must present the following:
▪ One (1) valid identification is required with the applicant's picture, signature, and date of birth, a Driver License issued by any state in the U.S., Passport, a U.S. Military ID, Alien Registration Card, or State of Florida ID issued by DMV are acceptable. Anyone issued a Social Security Card must provide their number.
▪ All U.S. citizens and residents must provide their Social Security Number.
▪ Non-U.S. Citizens may provide one of the following valid Identifications: Alien Registration Card, US State issued Driver's License, or Passport if they do not have a Social Security Number.
If either applicant has been previously married, the exact date of the last divorce, death or annulment must be provided. If the divorce took place in Miami-Dade County go to the Family Online Case Search and view the docket link for final judgment date which is date of divorce.
The marriage ceremony must be performed within 60 days of the issuance of the license. After the marriage ceremony, the marriage license must be returned to the Miami-Dade County Marriage License Bureau.
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