To obtain the license, APPOINTMENT IS NECESSARY! Click here to be redirected to our online scheduling tool.
The celebrant should return the license to the Prince William Clerk of Circuit Court within 5 days after performing the ceremony.
Clerk will record license and return certified copy to spouses. Please make sure the address given is a permanent mailing address.
We cannot change a license once it has been issued. If there is an error, the Clerk's Office can do an affidavit to be attached to the license. The cost is $10.00.
To change a name on documents, the spouse can show the certified copy to the Department of Motor Vehicles, Social Security, etc.
Complete the application online and it will be ready to be printed when you come to the Public Service Center. The completed form stays in our system for only 72 hours.
Marriage in Virginia, Virginia State Bar Association
Please notify the Circuit Court Clerk's Office by email if you have additional questions.