New applicants must be at least 21 years of age (unless an exception applies) and be a resident of Forsyth County. He or she must present identification in an approved form, and submit a $71.00 fee payable in cash only to the Probate Court of Forsyth County.
Different requirements exist for timely renewal applications, and for applications to replace lost or destroyed licenses originally issued by Forsyth County Probate Court.
Call the Probate Court office at 770-781-2140 for more information.
Requirements: Both parties must appear with valid ID (driver's license or birth certificate). If divorced, it is not necessary for you to bring in a copy of your final decree of divorce; however, you should have a certified copy of the final decree in your records. Occasionally, a person believing himself or herself to be divorced will discover that such is not the case because someone forgot to obtain, or file, the final decree.
The license fee is $56.00 payable by cash or check. The fee is reduced to $16 upon presentation of the Court form certifying pre-marital counseling. The form and requirements may be obtained from the Probate Court office in person.
Applicants must be at least 18 to apply without parental consent. For ages 16 and 17, parental consent rules apply. Please call the Probate Court office at 770-781-2140 for more information.