Marriage License applications can now be e-filed at lackawannacounty.org, however you must appear before the clerk to receive your marriage license.
The Marriage License Bureau office located at the Scranton Electric Building, 507 Linden St., will be opened on the second Thursday of each of the following months: May 8, June 12, July 10, August 14, September 11 from 4 - 7 p.m.
Couples are required to bring a photo ID, valid drivers license, current Passport, knowledge of Social Security Number, along with $60 cash/personal check or credit card.
Once you’ve applied, state law requires a three-day waiting period. The license is valid for 60 days after day of issue. If either or the parties have been previously married they will need to present a divorce decree with a Judge’s signature or a death certificate.
For females who have re-taken their maiden name, an official name change document is also required.