If the bride and/or groom are residents of Georgia, the marriage license can be obtained in any Georgia county. Out-of-state residents must appear in person to apply for the marriage license. The Probate Court of White County issues marriage licenses and maintains those records for couples who are seeking to obtain a Georgia marriage license Monday – Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (59 South Main Street, Cleveland – Suite H).
The license cost is $66, and can be paid in cash, money order or personal check (credit cards are not accepted by the Probate Court). A discount on the cost of the license is available for couples that have completed 6 hours or more of premarital counseling. A copy of the counseling certificate or letter must be presented on letterhead of the organization or qualified counselor.
White County Probate Court also issues certified and plain copies of marriage licenses and applications for all marriages that were applied for in White County.
To Obtain a marriage license: