Kelvin Soto, Esq.
Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller
2 Courthouse Square
Kissimmee, Florida 34741
Phone: (407) 742-3500

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Special Marriage Ceremonies

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Overview

We welcome couples from all walks of life to get married at the Osceola County Courthouse!

Join us to get married in a themed group wedding officiated by the Honorable Kelvin Soto, Esq., Osceola Clerk of the Circuit Court & County Comptroller at the Historic Courthouse. Annual wedding ceremonies and receptions include our first-of-its-kind HalloWedding Scare-A-Mony, Valentine’s Day Celebration of Love, and new in 2024, our Patriotic Wedding. For those on a budget, this is an amazing, affordable opportunity to have your wedding and reception in a beautiful, scenic venue. Click on the tabs at the top for details of each celebration. 

For details about applying for your marriage license and traditional courthouse wedding ceremonies, please click here to visit the Marriage Page. 

Click here to schedule your marriage license, wedding ceremony, or wedding package appointment.

Adding to the joyous occasion of matrimony, the Osceola Clerk’s Office offers specialty-themed decorated ceremony rooms at the Osceola County Jon B. Morgan Courthouse throughout the year. Visit the themed ceremony room tab for dates and themes. 

In alignment with our vision, to meet the public where they want, select the ceremony of your choice whether you are looking for a simple, quick celebration or a longer traditional ceremony. 

Commemorate your special day with a decorative certificate. Check the custom tab for styles available. 

Please follow these instructions to apply for a license with our office.

1. Apply for Marriage License

The first step in obtaining a marriage license is to apply using our Marriage Application Kiosk link. 

  • Click on the Marriage Application Kiosk link. 
  • Florida law requires all couples to read the Family Law Handbook before applying for a license. Please acknowledge that both applicants have read the Florida Family Law Handbook by clicking “Accept”. 
  • Complete the information required for each applicant. 
  • Click submit when all fields are completed. 
  • After submitting, you will receive a confirmation number. Please save this number for your in-person appointment. 
2. Make An Appointment

After you have submitted an application using our Marriage Application Kiosk, you may schedule an in-person appointment. Appointments are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm. Schedule your appointment here: 

  • Select “Marriage” followed by which marriage service you require. *Please note: Florida residents who have not completed a 4-hour premarital preparation course from an approved provider, have a mandatory 3-day waiting period between license issuance and effective date. Florida residents who have not completed this course SHOULD NOT request “Marriage Package”. There is no waiting period for non-Florida residents. 
3. What to Bring

Both parties must provide proof of the following: 

  • Identification: 
    • Driver’s license issued in the United States. 
    • Federal or state identification card; or 
    • Passport showing your name and date of birth (birth certificates or green cards are not accepted). 
  • Both parties must read the Family Law Handbook – English and Spanish Versions prior to obtaining a marriage license. 
  • If either person was married before, the way the last marriage ended and the exact date the marriage ended are needed. Copies of the death certificate, final decree of divorce, or annulment are not required.  

*Both parties must be present when applying for a marriage license, sign the application form, and take an oath to the truthfulness of the information provided. Marriage Ceremony must take place within 60 days.

4. Marriage Ceremony
  • To get married at the Osceola County Courthouse, please note: There is a MANDATORY 3-day waiting period for Florida residents who have not completed a 4-hour premarital preparation course from an approved provider. There is no waiting period for non-Florida residents. Florida residents who have not taken the approved premarital course may make an appointment to return in 3 business days. 
  • If you are getting married at the Osceola County Courthouse: 
    • Please check in and receive a ticket from the Marriage & Passport Check-In Window on the Second Floor.
    • Select your marriage ceremony. If none is selected, the simple ceremony will be performed. 
    • If rings are to be exchanged during the ceremony, please provide your rings to the officiant.
    • The marriage license will be recorded at the end of the ceremony and one copy provided to the couple. Additional copies may be purchased. 
    • After the ceremony, couples and their guests are welcome to take photos in the marriage ceremony room. Please advise your Customer Care Clerk should you wish to have a group photo taken. 
  • If you are participating in the HalloWedding, Valentines, or Patriotic Group Wedding Ceremony & Reception:
    • Sign up during your marriage license appointment & pay the non-refundable fees
    • Arrive 1.5 hours prior to the ceremony to check in, take your complimentary photos, and receive ceremony logistics
    • Enjoy the ceremony and reception!
    • You will receive the recorded copy of your marriage license at the completion of the reception
  • If you are getting married at an alternate location:
    • The officiant (pastor, priest, minister, notary, public, etc.) must fill out, sign, and return the marriage license within 10 days after the marriage ceremony. The marriage license may be dropped off or mailed to our office to be recorded in the Official Records. A certified copy of the marriage license will be returned to the couple once it is recorded.  

HALLOWEEN WEDDING CEREMONY & RECEPTION

Join us for a spooky sweet HalloWedding Scare-A-Marry and Reception celebration!

Halloween Wedding Includes:

  • Halloween Themed Wedding Ceremony in the Oldest, Continually Operating Courthouse in Florida
  • Themed photo opportunities
  • One complimentary commemorative photo
  • Digital access to photo galleries
  • Decorative marriage certificate
  • Reception with cupcakes & beverages
  • Spooky music selections
  • One (1) certified copy of marriage license
  • Recording Fees

Date: Tuesday, October 31st, 2023

Location: Osceola County Historic Courthouse, the oldest, still operating Courthouse in Florida.

3 Courthouse Square, Kissimmee, FL, 34744

Time: English & Spanish ceremony at 10:00am. Check-in time is 8:30am

Registration Dates: Friday, September 1st 2023 – Friday, October 27th, 2023

Sign Up In Person During Marriage License Appointment: Wizard Appointment -Service (osceolaclerk.com)

Cost: $50.00

HalloWedding Details

Registration is first come, first serve. Register with your Customer Care Clerk during your marriage license application.

Registration is open Friday, September 1st, 2023 – Friday, October 27th, 2023. Couples may purchase their marriage license from the Osceola County Clerk of Circuit Court. See the information listed above for details regarding marriage licenses.

Make an appointment to apply for your marriage license: Wizard Appointment -Service (osceolaclerk.com)

Exclusive to 25 couples getting married and their guests. All guest names must be provided to the Clerk’s Office by October 27th, 2023. Guest names may be emailed to [email protected]. Guests who have not been registered by October 27th, 2023 will not be admitted.

Children under 12 must be supervised by a non-marrying adult.

Couples will be married in a secular, group ceremony by the Honorable Kelvin Soto, Esq., Osceola Clerk of the Circuit Court & County Comptroller in the trial area of the Courtroom of the Historic Courthouse. Guests will be seated in the benches. Detailed instructions on ceremony flow will be provided during check-in on the day of the wedding.

The fee is $50.00 paid at the time of registration. Event fees are non-refundable. Fees are payable by cash, card, or money order. Cards are subject to a processing fee. If unforeseen circumstances should arise, and the couple is no longer able to attend the ceremony, arrangements will be made for an alternate date for a standard wedding ceremony & to receive the recorded licenses. Please contact the Marriage Department for details.

Additional certified copies of the marriage license may be pre-purchased or purchased onsite for $3 each payable by cash or card. 

This is a family-friendly event. All couples and guests must wear appropriate attire.

Clerk’s staff is required to identify participants; therefore, no heavy makeup will be permitted. Face masks are allowed but must be removed for identification purposes.

The couple getting married must bring the same form of identification as used during the marriage license purchase.

The ceremony begins promptly at 10:00 a.m. Once doors are closed, no one will be allowed to enter until the ceremony is finished.

Free daytime parking is available in lot C or the parking garage.

For more information, please contact the Marriage Department at (407) 742-3530 or [email protected].

Valentine’s Day Wedding

Registration is now open for the Beloved Annual Valentine’s Day Group Wedding Ceremony & Reception! 

Valentine’s Day Wedding Includes:

  • Love Themed Wedding Ceremony in the Oldest, Continually Operating Courthouse in Florida
  • Themed photo opportunities
  • One complimentary commemorative photo
  • Digital access to photo galleries
  • Decorative marriage certificate
  • Reception with cupcakes & beverages
  • Love music selections
  • One (1) certified copy of the marriage license
  • Recording Fees

Date: Wednesday, February 14th, 2024

Location: Osceola County Historic Courthouse, the oldest, still operating Courthouse in Florida.

3 Courthouse Square, Kissimmee, FL, 34744

Time: English & Spanish ceremony at 10:00am. Check-in time is 8:30am

Registration Dates: Friday, January 5, 2024 – Friday, February 9th, 2024

Sign Up In Person During Marriage License Appointment: Wizard Appointment -Service (osceolaclerk.com)

Cost: $50.00  Complimentary! 

Valentine's Day Wedding Details

Registration is first come, first serve. Register with your Customer Care Clerk during your marriage license application.

Registration is open Friday, January 5, 2024 – Friday, February 9th, 2024.

Couples may purchase their marriage license from the Osceola County Clerk of Circuit Court. See the information listed above for details regarding marriage licenses. Statutory Marriage License fees apply.

Make an appointment to apply for your marriage license: Wizard Appointment -Service (osceolaclerk.com)

Exclusive to 16 couples getting married and their guests. Guest names may be emailed to [email protected]. Guests who have not been registered by February 9th, 2023 will not be admitted.

Children under 12 must be supervised by a non-marrying adult.

Couples will be married in a secular, group ceremony by the Honorable Kelvin Soto, Esq., Osceola Clerk of the Circuit Court & County Comptroller in the trial area of the Courtroom of the Historic Courthouse. Guests will be seated in the benches. Detailed instructions on ceremony flow will be provided during check-in on the day of the wedding.

If unforeseen circumstances should arise, and the couple is no longer able to attend the ceremony, arrangements will be made for an alternate date for a standard wedding ceremony & to receive the recorded licenses. Please contact the Marriage Department for details.

Additional certified copies of the marriage license may be pre-purchased or purchased onsite for $3 each payable by cash or card. 

This is a family-friendly event. All couples and guests must wear appropriate attire.

The couple getting married must bring the same form of identification as used during the marriage license purchase.

The ceremony begins promptly at 10:00 a.m. Once doors are closed, no one will be allowed to enter until the ceremony is finished.

Free daytime parking is available in lot C or the parking garage.

For more information, please contact the Marriage Department at (407) 742-3530 or [email protected].

Patriotic Wedding

Details coming soon! Check back for information about a Patriotic Group Wedding Ceremony and Reception in July 2024.

Themed Ceremony Rooms

Annually, the Clerk’s Office decorates the wedding ceremony room at the Jon B. Morgan Osceola County Courthouse for the holidays. Check back soon for details on this year’s special celebrations.

Couples may bring up to 10 guests only to celebrate their special day with them in the ceremony room.

Customized Ceremonies

Customize your Osceola County Courthouse Wedding by selecting from the below wedding ceremonies.

Fairy Tale

Coming soon!

Traditional

Coming soon!

Modern

Coming soon!

Decorative Certificates

Commemorate your Osceola County Courthouse Wedding with a decorative certificate! Decorative certificates are available for $10.00.

Fairy Tale

Coming soon!

Traditional

Coming soon!

Modern

Coming soon!

Themed

Coming soon!