(Closed) Did they mail you your marriage certificate?

posted 4 years ago in Legal
Post # 2
413 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Mine was mailed. and It took about 2 weeks. It was here by the time we got back from our honeymoon. Give it another week before you get worried. 

Post # 3
554 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

Mine was also mailed and was in our mailbox when we returned from our honeymoon (4 weeks after marriage).  We were told it takes about 3 weeks. 

Post # 4
6127 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2013


I had to go to the court to get certified copies.

Post # 5
12881 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

We got ours as soon as we dropped off the signed license from our officiant.  No waiting.  Gave them the signed copy, and 10 minutes later, they handed us the certified copies to use for legal purposes.

Post # 6
10565 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2011

My was mailed, after I went in and paid to have it sent.

Post # 7
7193 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

It depends on your location. We had to order ours- they didn’t just send it automatically.

Post # 8
3277 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

We had to pick up at the courthouse or order it online and have it mailed but it would take a few weeks. I highly doubt they are just going to send it to you. 

Post # 9
8526 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

my state (maryland) does not.  i had to go to the courthouse to get a certified copy.

Post # 10
18 posts
  • Wedding: June 2014

We got married in Hawaii and they told us it would be a month before we got it in the mail – in only took 2 weeks.  They told us we would only had to go online to order additional copies.

Post # 11
8696 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

weatherbug:  I went to go get mine. I got married in Cedar Grove. Even though it was an hour from my house it was easier. I don’t remember them saying they would mail it. 

Post # 12
6536 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

weatherbug:  I was married in NY on Sept 14, 2013 – my officiant mailed out the signed license that we are now married on Sept 16 and I received my marriage certificate mid October 16 2013 – only reason I know exact date I received it was bc I posted a picture on Instagram that I am officially “Mrs P” Lol 

Post # 13
1500 posts
Bumble bee

I had to pay for mine, and it came less than a month after. (I’m in Canada though)

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