Premarital Self Paced Course - For Couples
Welcome to our Premarital Self-Paced Course where you will find all the information and course materials you need to attain your certification and marriage license. If you enjoy reading and learning at your own pace we invite you to enjoy this rich course. You will have access to all the information for a total of 30 days from the moment you register. You may also download your "certificate of completion" for personal use at the conclusion of your course. So take your time and register today!
What is the cost of my self-paced Premarital Course?
The cost of your Self-paced Premarital Course is $19.99 per user. Once registration is complete both parties will have full access to all the course material, and a customer service representative will be available to answer all of your questions until completion. This covers 30 days of access to your personal profile, course material, certification, and more.
Who is eligible to take this course?
Everyone who is 18 years or older is eligible to take this course. If you are taking this course for the purpose of obtaining your Marriage License it is expected that you meet all of our State's benchmark requirements in order for the county court to value your certification.
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How long do I have access to the course?
All of our courses begin the moment you register and pay for the classes. You and your future spouse will each have full access after you register and pay for the course in order to track your progress for a period of 30 days or until the completion of the course. For our Virtual Course students, it is important to schedule your appointment with your Virtual Instructor as soon as possible. Virtual Instructor Courses are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Do I have to take this Premarital Course with my future spouse?
Florida Residents: are required to take and complete this Premarital Preparation Course before attaining their marriage license. Separate Login information will be provided to each party once the registration is complete.
Non-Florida Residents: are not required to take and complete this Premarital Preparation Course before attaining their marriage license. But, if one of the marrying parties is a Florida Resident then the party who resides in the State of Florida is required to take a Single-User Certification Course to attain course benefits with their County Clerk. Click the link to Learn More about Single-User Certification.
Non-Residents of the United States: Yes, non-residents of the United States are required to take and complete this Premarital Preparation Course before attaining their marriage license. Separate Login information will be provided to each party once the registration is complete.
How long is this Premarital course?
By law, it is required that all licensed course providers offer a 4-hour course that will enrich the lives of couples seeking to marry in the State of Florida.
Is there an expiration date on my "certificate of completion"?
Yes, your certificate is valid for one (1) year from the day of completion. It is important that you download your certificate to your PC or device for safeguarding and personal use. If you do not attain your marriage license prior to the expiration date printed on your certificate it is possible that the County Clerk of Courts may deny or reject your efforts.
Is this course accepted in My County?
Yes, as long as you plan to marry in the State of Florida our course is accepted in all 67 counties in Florida. We are the only premarital course provider who offers this faith-based curriculum in English and in Spanish in the State of Florida.
Do I have to provide identification to take this course?
Yes, In order to issue couples an original "certificate of completion" each couple must be able to provide us with the proper legal identification which will be forwarded to the County Clerk of Courts where their marriage license will be processed.
The following are the legal forms of identification: U.S.A. State Drivers License, State Provided Identification Card, Passport, or Residence Card.
When and how do I attain my certificate?
At the completion of the course, you and your spouse will be able to have access to download and print a PDF copy of your "certificate of completion" for your personal use only. A Certified Copy will then be emailed to you within 24 hours of your completion date for immediate use.
It is important to note, certain counties do not accept printed copies of your certificate. Therefore, it will require that we mail you your original certificate to present to your County Clerk of Courts. Make sure that you schedule yourselves appropriately for this delay. It will take us approximately 2-3 business days to forward you your original certificate via USPS.
How many days should I begin working on getting my marriage license?
It is our advice that you begin your process as soon as possible. Do not wait until the last minute to begin the legal process of attaining your marriage license. All too often, we have experienced couples procrastinating on the legal paperwork while preparing for their wedding. Remember, your marriage is not legal until your wedding officiant and witnesses properly sign your original marriage license.
How to get Married in the State of Florida?
We are happy to inform you that by taking this Premarital Course you will be eligible to attain your Marriage License the same day when visiting your County Clerk. As long as you meet the Florida State criteria you should be granted the opportunity to schedule a Civil Marriage Ceremony to be performed the same day at the County Clerk by a Judge or Court Representative for a minimal fee of $30.00 (this fee may vary from county to county).
It is important to know that you do not need to live in the county to receive a marriage license there. Remember that marriage licenses are only valid for 60 days so schedule your wedding appropriately. Click here to learn more about attaining your Marriage License in Florida.
How to change your Legal Name in Florida?
Florida allows people to change their names on their marriage license application forms. While the forms differ by locality, you can generally just fill in your new name and list your former name on the form. A county clerk will issue a license after the normal Florida marriage license process is completed. It is also required that you make the necessary plans to visit your local Social Security Administration, Bank, DMV, and other agencies.
Be sure to provide these legal forms of identification to all governing agencies in which you plan on changing your legal name: Marriage certificate, driver's license, state-issued non-driver's ID card, or U.S. passport. Be also prepared to show proof of citizenship such as your U.S. birth certificate, Certificate of Naturalization, or Certificate of Citizenship.
This premarital course education has been designed and created by licensed and ordained professionals to address the needs of heterosexual couples. If your relationship doesn't fit this description our representatives will attempt to refer parties seeking individual assistance to qualified professionals that can better assist their premarital needs.
Is this Course Refundable?
Sorry, but we at the Premarital Course Center, offer all of our couples an opportunity to choose a Premarital Course Provider suitable to each couples' needs. Since our courses are intellectual property and covered by our Copyright Infringement Policies we Do Not issue refunds.
Is this Course Protected by Copyright Laws?
Yes, it's unlawful to make any reproduction, copy, broadcast, or distribution of the material offered throughout this course without the written consent of our licensed professional, providers, and his or her affiliates.
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