To obtain a marriage license, both applicants must appear together before the Court prior to a Marriage License being issued. Licenses are issued between the hours of 8:30 a.m. until 5:00p.m. Monday thru Friday, excluding holidays.
From the time of filing of the application a mandatory 24-hour waiting period is required by law. A blood test is not required in the State of South Carolina.
The Aiken County Probate Court does not perform marriage ceremonies.
INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR APPLYING FOR A MARRIAGE LICENSE IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Marriage Application Form
Minor Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and must have parental consent and present a certified copy of minor's birth certificate (long form). Legal guardians of minor(s) must provide documentation reflecting guardianship/custody and three (3) types of identification must be presented.
The application fee for a marriage license is $45.00, payable in cash in the correct amount. We do accept MasterCard or Visa but do not accept checks.