Vital Records: Marriage Record
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If you need a certified copy of a marriage record/certificate from a parish other than Orleans Parish, you must contact the Clerk of Court in that parish. An alphabetical 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.
The Louisiana Vital Records Registry maintains marriage records ONLY for marriage licenses that were purchased in Orleans Parish. Comprehensive information is available online at:
The application form for a certified copy of an Orleans Parish Marriage Certifcate is available online at: http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/miscdocs/docs-252/Marriage/Orleans%20Marraige%20Certified%20Application%20Form.pdf
To order by mail:
Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery. For additional information, contact the Vital Records Registry Customer Service at 504-593-5100.
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:
You can also order a certified copy of a marriage certificate for a ceremony conducted in Louisiana 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:
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Vital Records Registry