Online Premarital Preparation Course in Dixie County

Online Premarital Preparation Course in Dixie County

Avoid the three day wait requirement and save $32.50 on your marriage license in Dixie County. We do provide the approved premarital course in an online format so you can save money on your marriage license and avoid waiting three days to have your marriage license issued to you. Contact our office today to get started.

Here’s how it works:

The Dixie County Clerk of Court will discount your marriage license application fee $32.50 upon completing our online premarital preparation course. 

The cost of our the course is $19.99, so you will actually SAVE $12.51 on your marriage license and there will be no out of pocket cost.

Our Online Premarital Preparation Course for Dixie County Covers the Following Cities:

  • Cross City
  • Horseshoe Beach
  • Old Town

To purchase your online marital course, click here.


For your convenience, D’Arienzo Psychological Group has supplied information here from the Dixie County Marriage License website. Please refer to the Dixie County Clerk of Court website for additional information.

Marriage Information

Contacting the Dixie County Clerk of Court regarding Marriage is easy using one of the following options.

By Phone:      352.498.1200

By Fax:           352.498.1201

By Mail:         P.O. Box 1206, Cross City, FL 32628

By E-Mail:

The Clerk of the Circuit Court is the marriage License issuing agent for the state. The Marriage License Department is here to answer your questions concerning Marriage License in Dixie County.


Frequently Asked Questions – Marriage

What is required when applying for a marriage license and how much does it cost?

The fee is $93.50 if you do not take the premarital preparation course and you will have a three day waiting period before you can pick up your license. If you do take the premarital preparation course the fee $61.00 and the three day waiting period is waived. You will need to bring your certificate when you come in to apply. Both parties must be present and will need to provide your driver license and social security number. Non citizens may provide a Social Security Number, or an Alien Registration Number issued by the Immigration and   Naturalization Service.  If either party has been married before you will need to know the date the last marriage ended and by divorce or death. Both parties are required to read the below attached Family Law Handbook before the marriage license may be issued.

How long is the license good for?

The marriage license is only good for 60 days after applying, if not used within   that time they will expire.

What to do with the marriage license after the ceremony?

The license should be returned to our office within 10 days after the ceremony. There is no charge for the recording fee and there is no charge for the first certified copy. Additional certified copies cost $2.00.

Must I apply for a marriage license in the county I live in?

No. A Marriage License can be applied for and solemnized in any Florida County.

Who may perform Marriage Ceremonies?

All regularly ordained ministers of the gospel, elders in communion with a church, or other ordained clergy.

All Judicial Officers, including retired Judicial Officers, Clerks of the Circuit Court, and Notary Publics of this State.

Who is a regularly ordained minister?

A minister who has been recognized in the manner required by the regulations of the respective denomination to perform marriage ceremonies.

May a license be issued to a person 16 or 17 years of age?

A license may be issued to a person 16 or 17 years of age if both parents sign a written consent, if the minor has been married before or if both parents are deceased and there is no legal guardian. The age requirement can be waived by a County Judge for applicants that prove they are parents or expectant parents.

Can a minor, younger than 16 get a marriage license?

Florida Statute 741.0405(4) states that no license to marry shall be granted to any person under the age of 16 years, with or without the consent of the parents, except as provided in Florida Statute 741.0405(2) and (3).

Family Law Handbook

Publications in PDF can only be viewed and printed using the Adobe   Acrobat Reader version 4.0 or higher. The downloadable Acrobat Reader software is available at   NO CHARGE from the Adobe Systems website. For more information on other files viewers go to our Accessibility page. The following documents will open in a new window.

Family Law Handbook

Family Law Handbook – Spanish version

As of January 1, 1999, every person is required to read the following information prior to obtaining a Marriage License in Florida.

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