At this time, marriage licenses are being issued by appointment only. To make an appointment:

  • Please call 601-403-2329 for the Poplarville Office.
  • Please call 601-749-7728 for the Picayune Office.


Certain information is required to apply for a marriage license.  To streamline the process, please download and complete the Marriage License Information Form and bring it to your appointment.


Marriage License Information Form


Requirements for Marriage License

  • Fee of $37.00 payable in exact cash, money order, cashier's check, or credit card (ID required).
  • Both parties must be present at the time of application.
  • Both parties must submit proof of age in form of driver’s license, birth certificate, passport, state issued ID, school record, baptismal record, armed service discharge, armed service identification card, or other official document evidencing age.
  • Both parties must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.  If either party is under twenty-one (21), both parents or legal guardians must be present at the time of application and present a photo ID along with a certified copy of the minor’s birth certificate or certified copy of court order appointing legal guardian.
  • Marriage Ceremony.  Applicants are responsible for making arrangements with a licensed minister, or other authorized official, to perform the marriage ceremony.

Poplarville Office

200 South Main Street

Poplarville, MS 39470

(601) 403-2328

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

Mailing Address

Nance Fitzpatrick Stokes

Pearl River County Circuit Clerk

P. O. Box 530

Poplarville, MS 39470-0530

Picayune Office

917 Goodyear Blvd

Picayune, MS 39466

(601) 749-7728

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

(closed 12pm - 1pm)