Information on Applying for a Pennsylvania Marriage License:

First Step – You Must Complete the Application.

Second Step – Interview Process for the Couple.

A marriage license is valid for 60 days from the date it is issued.

You should apply for a marriage license at least 2 to 3 weeks before the scheduled date of your marriage ceremony.

A marriage license issued in Allegheny County can be used in any other Pennsylvania county.

Here is a link to the Allegheny County Marriage License page:

The officiant performing the marriage ceremony must complete the bottom portion of the marriage license and file it with the marriage license office that issued the license, within 10 days of the date of the ceremony. A marriage record will not exist until the officiant who performs the marriage files this document.