The marriage license (obtained at the Office of the Probate Court) is to be given to the officiating minister at the time of the rehearsal. Residents of Georgia securing a license in any Georgia county may be married in any Georgia county. Non-residents of Georgia must acquire the license in the county of marriage.
The process for obtaining a marriage license in Glynn County (adults):
The couple must go to the office of the Probate Court and present:
- Death certificate or divorce decree, if applicable
- $70 (or $27 if premarital counseling has been completed – In that event, couples must provide the completed form Ga. Residents Certification of Completion of Qualifying Premarital Education. Forms are available in the Wesley UMC office or online: www.glynncounty.org/probate.)
The couple gives the marriage license to the minister at the rehearsal. The minister fills it out at the conclusion of the ceremony and returns the license to the Probate Court in accordance with state law.
To receive a certified copy of your marriage certificate from Probate:
- Local couples: must go to the Probate office to pick up a certified copy. The office will not mail it.
- Out-of-town couples: If a stamped, self-addressed envelope is provided, the Probate office will mail a certified copy.
Probate Court Contact Information:
Office of the Probate Court
701 G Street
Brunswick, Ga. 31520