CLERK AND COMPTROLLER'S OFFICE HOURS:  The Sarasota County Clerk and Comptroller's offices are open for business at all locations. 

When applying for a marriage license, the application fee shall be reduced by $25.00 upon the applicant furnishing a valid certificate of completion from a premarital course provider, registered with the Clerk of the Circuit Court and County Comptroller of Sarasota County, Florida. 

Click HERE for a current directory of Registered Premarital Course Providers.

If the premarital course is not attended by both applicants, the marriage license will not be valid until three days after issuance. (Note: Exceptions to the waiting period are non-Florida residents applying for a license, and persons asserting hardships which are determined by the County Judge.)

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