Immediately after the marriage ceremony, the couple may receive a Record of Solemnization of Marriage from the person who performed the ceremony.
Who is entitled to get a marriage certificate?
A marriage certificate may be obtained by:
- The bride or groom
- A parent of either the bride or the groom, or
- By a child of their marriage (natural or adoptive)
If either the bride or groom is deceased, their children or parents may obtain a certified copy of the marriage registration.There is no restriction on the number of marriage certificates a person may apply for and receive.If you submit multiple applications, whether by mail, in person, or online, and you are entitled to the certificates, the applications will be processed. Multiple applications may not be cancelled and refunds will not be issued.
Marriage Certificate Applications
There are several different ways to obtain a Marriage Certificate. This includes applications made: