Marriage Certificate/Record: Order a Certified Copy

Published 05/01/2002 01:05:00 PM | Updated 09/05/2014 03:09:59 AM

How do I get a copy of my marriage certificate?

 


If you need a certified copy of a marriage record/certificate from a parish other than Orleans Parish, contact the Clerk of Court in that parish. A directory list of Clerks of Court in Louisiana by parish is available at: http://laclerksofcourt.org/clerksofcourt.htm

Information includes the name of the Clerk of Court, the physical and mailing address, phone and fax numbers, and e-mail address.

Orleans Parish Marriage Certificate

The Louisiana Vital Records Registry maintains marriage records ONLY for marriage licenses that were purchased in Orleans Parish. Comprehensive information on ordering a marriage certificate is available online at:
http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/642

The application form for a certified copy of an Orleans Parish Marriage Certifcate is available online at: http://dhh.louisiana.gov/assets/oph/Center-RS/vitalrec/OrleansMarriageCopyRequest.pdf

To order by mail:
Mail the completed application and correct fees to:
Center for Records and Statistics

PO Box 60630
New Orleans, LA 70160

Allow 4-6 weeks for delivery.

For additional information, contact the Vital Records Registry Customer Service at 504-593-5100

Email: _dhh-vitalweb@la.gov

You can also order a certified copy of a marriage certificate purchased in Orleans Parish from the VitalChek Network, an authorized online service provider. A major credit card is needed to place orders through VitalChek Network. There are additional fees when using this service provider or requesting expedited services at:
http://www.vitalchek.com/agency_locator.aspx?providerID=90218

If you would like to order an Orleans Parish Marriage Certificate but the ceremony occurred more than 50 years ago, you must submit your order to the Office of the Secretary of State:
Web site: http://www.sos.la.gov/HistoricalResources/ResearchHistoricalRecords/LocateHistoricalRecords/Pages/OrleansParishMarriageRecords.aspx

Mailing address:

Vital Records
P.O. Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125

Phone: (225) 922-2012

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