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Texas Family Code Sec. 2.003. Application For License By Minor:
A person under 18 years of age may not marry unless the person has been fully emancipated by a Judge. Among documents proving identity, the minor must also provide to the county clerk either
(1) a court order granted in Texas by a judge fully emancipating the minor or
(2) if the minor is from another state, a certified copy of the court’s order emancipating the minor.
The application for an Informal Marriage Certificate is similar to the Marriage License. However, you cannot use an absent applicant form and both applicants must come in together when applying. You may start the process by filling in the application online or in person.
You will need to bring a state or federal issued identification that shows your date of birth (drivers license, state ID, etc.) We will ask you for your social security number and place of birth. You must be 18 years old. The cost is $47 cash, money order, credit or debit card. You will also need to provide a date that you begin living together as a married couple. Some entities may not acknowledge an Informal Marriage Certificate.