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Request Marriage or Divorce Documents Basics

When you need an official record, use a Request Marriage or Divorce Documents letter to apply for a copy of your marriage certificate, divorce or annulment decree. We'll make it easy with our step-by-step process.

Use the Request Marriage or Divorce Documents document if:

  • You need a copy of your marriage certificate.
  • You need a copy of your dissolution or annulment certificate.

To request a replacement marriage certificate, divorce or annulment decree, create this letter and send it to the city, county, or local office where the record is held. Note that you'll need the address of the appropriate government office for this letter. There are many scenarios where an official record of your marriage or divorce is required. For example, if you choose to change your name when you marry, the Social Security Administration will need a copy of your marriage certificate. You'll also need a marriage certificate to go onto your spouse's insurance as a dependent or to change your name after marriage.

Other names for this document: Request Copy of Marriage Certificate, Request Copy of Divorce Papers


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Request Marriage or Divorce Documents Basics

To request a replacement marriage certificate, divorce or annulment decree, create this letter and send it to the city, county, or local office where the record is held. Note that you'll need the address of the appropriate government office for this letter. There are many scenarios where an official record of your marriage or divorce is required. For example, if you choose to change your name when you marry, the Social Security Administration will need a copy of your marriage certificate. You'll also need a marriage certificate to go onto your spouse's insurance as a dependent or to change your name after marriage.

Other names for this document: Request Copy of Marriage Certificate, Request Copy of Divorce Papers

Use the Request Marriage or Divorce Documents document if:
  • You need a copy of your marriage certificate.
  • You need a copy of your dissolution or annulment certificate.
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