Brazoria County Clerk

Home Locations & Services Mailing Address Holiday Schedule Searches

Court Departments

Rule of Court

Records Management

Birth Records Death Records Marriage License Commissioners Court Assumed Name Marks & Brands Public Notices

Records Management  -  Marriage License

How to Obtain a Marriage License
Office Locations and Hours
List of Justice's of the Peace
How to Obtain a Copy of a Marriage License
How to Obtain a Copy of a Marriage License from Another State

Obtaining a Marriage License:
A man and a woman desiring to enter into a ceremonial marriage must obtain a marriage license from the county clerk of any county of this state

Marriage Application
Getting married? SAVE TIME by completing the Online Marriage Application, be sure to retain the OLM-number
Requirements:
Each person applying for a license must:


Facts to Know:
The applicants must remember:

Required Information Provided for Marriage License Applicants - FC §2.010 & §2.014


Twogether in Texas
Office Hours for Marriage License Issuance:
A marriage license may be obtained Monday – Friday at the locations and times listed:

Angleton - Main Office 8:00 am – 4:45 pm
Manvel Substation 8:00 am – 4:45 pm
Pearland Substation 8:00 am – 4:45 pm
**County Holidays Excluded


Persons Authorized to Conduct Ceremony
The following persons are authorized to conduct marriage ceremonies:

List of Brazoria County Justices of the Peace:

Jack Brown
Justice of the Peace Pct. 1 Place 1
309 Plantation Drive
Lake Jackson, TX 77566
(979)297-4650
Milan Miller
Justice of the Peace Pct. 1 Place 2
210A W. 1st Street
Freeport, TX 77541
(979)233-4700
John Vasut
Justice of the Peace Pct. 2 Place 1
7313 Corporate Drive
Manvel, TX 77578
(281) 756-2410
Richard Davis
Justice of the Peace Pct. 2 Place 2
111 E. Locust, Suite 110, Courthouse
Angleton, TX 77515
(979)864-1402
Mike Merkel
Justice of the Peace Pct. 3 Place 1
260 George Street, Suite 100
Alvin, TX 77511
(281)585-0054
Gordon Starkenburg
Justice of the Peace Pct. 3 Place 2
2436 S. Grand, STE 110
Pearland, Texas 77581
(281)485-1528
Sharon Fox
Justice of the Peace Pct. 4 Place 1
101 E. Alabama
Brazoria, TX 77422
(979)798-7777
Sherry Kersh
Justice of the Peace Pct. 4 Place 2
111 N. 10th Street
West Columbia, TX 77486
(979)345-2671

This list of Justices of the Peace is provided only for informational purposes by the Brazoria County Clerk’s Office. It is not an endorsement of any particular judge, nor does it guarantee their availability to perform a ceremony.

Thank you for selecting Brazoria County to purchase a marriage license.
We trust you received courteous service by the friendly and dedicated staff.



In-Office Request for Certified or Plain Copies of Marriage:
Marriage licenses are only recorded in the county in which it was purchased, regardless of the place of marriage. Walk into any of following offices during business hours to obtain a certificate within minutes.

Please Note - Physical Addresses ONLY - Mail is NOT received at these addresses.

Cost:
$20.00 Certified Copy for a Marriage Previously Recorded in the Clerk’s Office
$ 1.00 Plain Copy of Marriage License Previously Recorded in the Clerk’s Office

Method of Payment:
Cash or Credit Card **Convenience fee applies
Personal Checks – NOT ACCEPTED

Office Hours and Locations:
Please Note - Physical Addresses ONLY - Mail is NOT received at these addresses.

Angleton – Main Office – East Annex (old Wal-Mart building on Hwy. 35)
1524 E. Mulberry #152
Angleton, TX 77515
979-864-1355 Angleton Area
979-388-1355 Brazosport Area
281-756-1355 Houston Area
Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Holiday Schedule
 


Manvel Substation
7313 Corporate Drive
Manvel, TX 77578
281-756-2426 Houston Area
281-692-1372 Fax
Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Closed for Lunch 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Closes at 4:00 pm last business day of the month
Holiday Schedule
 


Pearland Substation
2436 S. Grand, Ste 106
Pearland, TX 77581
281-412-3399 Houston Area
281-412-6644 Fax
Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Closed for Lunch 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Closes at 4:00 pm last business day of the month
Holiday Schedule
 

Certificate Request by Mail:
To obtain a certificate by mail –

Complete the Application for Certified Copy of Marriage License OR Send a letter providing the following information


Include the request with an accepted method of payment. Please provide a legible return address and day time telephone number (if available). Allow 5 - 7 days for delivery.

Mail To:
Brazoria County Clerk’s Office
Attn: Vital Statistics
111 E. Locust Suite 200
Angleton, TX 77515-4678

Certificate Request Paid by Credit Card:
To obtain a certificate by Credit Card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express & Discover) –
**See Below for Expedited Services Please allow 5 - 7 days for delivery Once the certificate request is received and verified by the County Clerk’s Office.

If the County Clerk’s Office does not receive the Application within 48 hours after the payment has been submitted, a refund will be processed (convenience fee excluded).

Expedited Mail Service:
To request Expedited Services for a Certificate Paid by Credit Card –


The Request will be processed the same day it is received and verified by the County Clerk’s Office.