Written by attorney Rixon Charles Rafter III

Obtaining a Copy of Your Marriage License in Fairfax, Virginia

To obtain a certified copy of a marriage license, the license must have been issued by the Fairfax Circuit Court. The certified copy can be obtained either in person or by mail.

To obtain a copy in person: Go to the Public Service office on the first floor of the Fairfax County Courthouse, Suite 116.

The fee for a certified copy of a marriage license is $2.50 per copy and will be made while you wait.

The court does not accept personal checks for payment. Payment is by cash, cashier's check or money order payable to "Clerk of the Circuit Court." Visa and MasterCard are also accepted with a 4% processing fee.


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