Dreaming of a beach wedding? Ocean City, Maryland is quickly becoming a favorite wedding destination for brides and grooms to be. With the serene backdrop of the beautiful Atlantic Ocean, enjoy your special day with a private beach ceremony that will create memories for a lifetime.

Ocean City offers full service accommodations for you and your guests. Enjoy oceanfront luxury hotels as well as economy lodging. Take your pick from the wide selection of locations for your wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners. Ocean City provides all of the professional service you require to make your wedding day one to remember.

Things You Should Know

To Apply for a Marriage License in Worcester County:

  • Hours for Applying are 8:30-4:00, Monday through Friday. Room 104, Snow Hill Court House, 1 West Market Street, Snow Hill, Maryland, 410-632-5500.  Only one person needs to apply.The fee for a marriage license is $35.00.  Cash only, checks will not be accepted. You will need a driver’s license or birth certificate for the bride and groom.   No blood test is required. You will need to show your social security number. You must be married in Worcester County. License is valid for six months from the date of issue. You must wait until 6:00 am on the second calendar day after you apply for the license before you can be married. If either party is divorced, you must have proper documentation that is signed by a judge .If either party has a deceased spouse, you will need the death certificate. If either party is under 18 years of age, please call for further information.
  • You may apply by mail if you are from out of state but this is not encouraged as it may take up to six months to complete the procedure.

If you would like to get married on the beach in Ocean City:

  • You must also obtain permission from City Hall. There is no fee required, just a simple form.
  • Contact City Hall at 410-289-3300.

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