You must be at least eighteen (18) years of age to apply for a marriage license in the State of Florida.
Once issued, the license is valid for 60 days and can be used anywhere in the State. The fee for a Florida Marriage License is $93.50 as of this writing. Most counties in Florida maintain a website with marriage license information and frequently asked questions, and some details vary from county to county.
For weddings, you can obtain your marriage license at the:
Manatee County Courthouse
Need to Know
All Manatee County beaches are open to the public. You can get married on any beach; however, you should contact the appropriate municipality in which you are getting married to inform them of the date and time of event.
Alcohol is banned on all Manatee County’s beaches.
Rules and Regulations
If over 50 people are expected, you must notify the Bradenton Beach Police Department.
Anna Maria Beach Area:
You can either call City Hall or you can download the permit from Longboat Key’s website. You will find the form under Town Clerk Department, then scroll down to Public Form Permit.