Marriage Certificate

A Marriage Certificate is the official document certifying the two people have undertaken a marriage ceremony. The officiating individual signs and files it with the local county office. A marriage certificate may be required for a number of reasons such as a name change, joining health benefits, filing joint taxes, applying for a loan, divorce proceedings, besides other purposes.

There are 2 options to get a certified copy of a Marriage Certificate. You can ask us to get the right assistance or go to the vital statistics office in the state or area where the event occurred.

Our team of experts will assist you in getting a certified copy of a marriage certificate and will work a side of the vital statistics office to avoid penalties and delays.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it takes to get my marriage certificate?

Each state has its own processing time. Usually, you should expect to wait for your marriage certificate copy between 5 to 10  business days. Chat with us to check your state processing time.

Who can request marriage certificates?

The husband and the wife are the only ones who can request a copy of their marriage certificate. Sometimes, legal representatives such as attorneys, government agencies, members of law enforcement, and court-appointed agencies or individuals, can order marriage or divorce records as well.

What documents do I need to get my marriage certificate?

In order to complete the online application, the Health Department requires applicants to prove their identity by including a photocopy of their ID. It varies depending on the state, but commonly people can use the driver’s license or a state ID. Chat with us to check other acceptable IDs of the state you need your vital record.

How much is a marriage certificate?

If you need a copy of your marriage certificate, the state will charge you a $6 to $34 fee and from $8 per additional copy. Chat with us to check all state fees.

Why do I need a marriage certificate?

A marriage certificate is necessary in order to obtain the following documents spouse health benefit, immigration benefits, insurance, legal name change, file joint taxes, birth certificates, death certificates, divorce certificates, legal purpose, genealogy, and many other crucial documents.