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Meta: Certified Copy of Marriage Certificate is a vital records document which must be obtain from the appropriate state government agency.

Certified Copy of Marriage Certificate

Certified Copy of a Marriage Certificate or a Marriage License is a vital records document which must be obtained from a local government agency before it may be authenticated for foreign use. Many states require that your Certified Copy of Marriage Certificate must be issued within last six (6) months in order to be eligible for authentication.

There are countless instances where you must present a valid certified copy of a marriage certificate to a foreign government, which will include immigration, visa, employment overseas and inheritance. As with many other vital records, not everyone may be able to freely obtain the document on your behalf, without direct authorization. Marriage Records are search for through a number of variables:

  • Date of the event
  • Name of parties
  • Place where the event occurred

The more details you remember about the even the easier it will be to locate and obtain Certified Copy of your Marriage Certificate.

Several states allow original documents to be apostilled as long as they have appropriate seals and signatures. The issue with such procedure is, of course, whether not you would like to give up your original document.

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