Online Marriage License Applications (must be 18 years of age or older)

Effective 2/9/2021: The Clerk of Courts Office is open to the public for marriage licenses. We suggest you call 717-261-3805 to schedule an appointment.

An online application may be filled out prior to your appointment.

PLEASE NOTE: There is a 3-day waiting period in Pennsylvania which begins following the in-person portion of the application process. 

Below are instructions and a link to fill out your Franklin County, PA marriage license application online. Please read ALL the instructions before filling out the application. 


  • Please arrive no later than 4:00pm Monday-Friday to the following address:
      Clerk of Courts Office, 
      14 N. Main St.
      Chambersburg, PA 17201
  • Please DO NOT use capital letters when filling out your application.
  • Things to remember to bring with you:

      - ID (License, Birth Certificate, or Passport)

      - Proof of SS# (Card or Tax Form)

      - Your Marriage License Application Number

      - $55.00 filing fee (no personal checks)

      - Payment: Cash or Credit Card (Subject to 2.2% Service Charge or a minimum of $1)

      - Most Recent Divorce Decree or Death Certificate if applicable

      - Proof of reverting back to prior name


Call our office at 717-261-3805 between the hours of 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday with any questions. 

Click here to fill out an online marriage license.