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Dorchester County Couples Can Now Apply for a Marriage License Online

Post Date:05/18/2020 12:11 PM

Blank Marriage CertificateWith the launch of the new online marriage license application, the Dorchester County Probate Court is making it easier to say I Do.

Couples should have scanned PDF copies of each applicant’s social security card and valid state issued or military ID before completing the online application.

After submitting the online application, couples must pay the $60 non-refundable application fee by one of the below methods:

1. Cashier Check or Money Order payable to "Dorchester County Probate Court" by mail to the below address. Note: Mail will be quarantined for 24-hours upon delivery.

Dorchester County Probate Court
5200 East Jim Bilton Blvd.
St. George, SC  29477

2. In-Person cash payment at the Dorchester County Probate Court.

Personal and business checks will not be accepted.

Dorchester County Probate Judge, Mary Blunt said, “I am very excited about our online marriage license application process. It will streamline services for our couples. They can complete the application in their own home, without having to drive to the Courthouse. This will also reduce exposure and keep our staff and our couples safe.”

The online application is powered by SimpliGov. Couples can be reassured that the security of their information is the utmost priority of the Dorchester County Probate Court and SimpliGov who provided the following security statement:

At SimpliGov, security isn’t just the responsibility of one department, but of our entire organization. Interdepartmental testing, auditing and training all combine to put the SimpliGov security program at the cutting edge of security standards.

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