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Self Paced Course

Premarital Self Paced Course


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 online premarital course is $24.95 per person, it is required that both parties register and apply for this course to attain the proper certification for your marriage license.  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. 

How long do I have access to the course?


This self-paced course starts the moment you register and pay for the classes. You and your future spouse will be provided with login information so that you may have full access to your course for a period of 30 days

How long is this Premarital course?
 

By law, it is required that all licensed course providers offer a 4-hour course which 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 180 days 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 Christian 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" they 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 certified copy of your "certificate of completion" for your personal use only.

 

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 to 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 change your Legal Name in Florida?

Florida allows people to change their names on their marriage license application form. 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 identifications 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. 
 

How to get Married in the State of Florida?
 

As long as you meet the criteria below, you should be granted a marriage license in the county that you apply for. You do not need to live in the county to receive a marriage license there. Remember that marriage licenses are only valid for 90 days.

  1. Couples are required to take a premarital course before applying for their marriage license. This will help the participating parties prepare for marriage, and help avoid the pitfalls of divorce. This course will give the couple a discount on their Florida marriage license and eliminate the customary 3-day waiting period.
     

  2. Once the participating parties are ready to apply for the marriage license, it is important that they make sure that they have proof of identity, age, and residency. Both individuals must be at least 18 years old and show some form of identification (state driver's license, state ID, or passport).

    You may also get a head start by filing for your marriage license electronically on your
    county's Kiosk online. 
     

  3. Both individuals bound by this relationship must be present to receive their marriage license. Plan a date and time that you can both commit to going to the nearest location where marriage licenses are authorized. Search for your county to find one of the locations.

  4. Make sure you present your original "certificate of completion" to your County Clerk before attaining your marriage license this will secure the waiving of your 3-Day waiting period, and grant you your thirty percent (30%) discount off your marriage license. 
     

  5. Do not present to your County Clerk any certified copies of your certificate for this will certainly guarantee delays, all marriage license fees vary according to each county.


Is this course protected by the 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.
 

ABOUT US 

I AM Ministries is a Gospel-Centered organization whose purpose is to make disciples of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, teaching everyone to live a life in reverence to God, and service to its community locally and abroad. We offer courses in premarital, faith, life, family, and discipleship.

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Boca Raton, Florida 33497-1112
786/529/4266

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