Marriage License

Vital Records: Marriage Record
Department of Health & Hospitals

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 here.

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 about obtaining an Orleans Parish Marriage License is available online here.

To order by mail:
Mail the completed application for a certified copy of a marriage certificate and correct fees to:
Vital Records Registry
PO Box 60630
New Orleans, LA 70160

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:
Vital Records
P.O. Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125
Phone: (225) 922-2012

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. Read more.

Contact Information
Devin George
( 504 ) 219 - 4500
Vital Records Registry
Physical Address
P.O. Box 60630
New Orleans, LA 70160 - 0630
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 60630
New Orleans, LA 70160 - 0630
Primary Phone Number: ( 504 ) 219 - 4500
Fax Number: ( 504 ) 219 - 4478
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday: Closed