When are you getting your marriage license?

posted 3 years ago in Legal
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

@orchidaloha:  I do not know! I haven’t even checked the PA rules for marriage licenses.

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

here in ny it’s valid for 60 days and you have to get it more than 1 day before the wedding. We are going next friday which will be 57 days out 🙂

Post # 5
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Sugar bee

@orchidaloha:  I got mine the week before which was cutting it. We had planned to get it two weeks before but things kept on coming up. I say that the earlier the better now!

Post # 6
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

our license was valid for 90 days also, but we didn’t get ours until about month before we got married

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I got mine on Monday, our wedding is in 24 days.  I think they are good for 60 days here in Oregon.  I filled out all the information online so all I had to do was go in, pay, show ID and we got the paperwork.  There is also a 3 day waiting period before it can be used, so technically we could get married today.

Post # 8
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

Ours was valid for a month after issuance and we had five days to register the marriage after it happened.

ETA: We got ours a week before we got married.

Post # 9
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

For some reason my guy doesn’t want to get ours until the week of – so it’s more exciting, I guess?  Dunno.  But we’ll do it the Tuesday before our wedding.  (And yes, I checked and you can use it immediately in our state if need be – no waiting period.)

Post # 10
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

You can get it up to 60 days before the wedding in VA, so we’ll probably go sometime next month!

Post # 11
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I am from Northeast PA.  In our county, the license is valid for 60 dates from the date of issue.   Our wedding isn’t until next May but we will probably get it sometime in April of next year.

Post # 13
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

@orchidaloha:  I’m in Canada also and we got ours like two days after we were able too because we were just so excited to get it!!

Post # 14
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

We got ours about two weeks out because I didn’t want to risk losing it!

Post # 15
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

In MN they’re good for 6 months, so we’re planning on getting ours when we’re in town for Thanksgiving. It’s the only time before the wedding that we’ll both be in the Twin Cities (we live out of state), so we’re just going to go ahead and get it done way ahead of time, lol.

Post # 16
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Ours was good for 90 days.  We got it a month before.

The application specifically said that there were no refunds once it was issued, so we made sure to get all the dates and timing right so that we wouldn’t lose the $140 fee.

 

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