Marriage Licenses

Prothonotary/Clerk of Courts

You can get a marriage license at the Prothonotary's Office located on the first floor of the Bedford County Courthouse.


Marriage License Information

  • Be sure to bring a form on I.D. (like a birth certificate or drivers license)
  • Must have a document with your current address
  • Social Security Card is required
  • In the case of a previous marriage, we require a certified copy of the last divorce decree
  • In the case of a previous marriage terminated due to death, we require a death certificate
  • There is a three (3) day waiting period from your time of filing
  • The License is good for 60 days from date of issuance
  • There is a $45.00 filing fee for the Marriage License Application
  • Due to the time required to process an application, 4:00pm is the latest to begin a Marriage License Application