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Information current as of May 29, 2013.
Vital Records: Marriage Record (Order a copy)

Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health

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

The Louisiana Vital Records Registry maintains marriage records ONLY for marriage licenses that were purchased in Orleans Parish. Comprehensive information is available online at:

There are currently three ways to obtain a certified copy of an Orleans Parish Marriage License. Pick the method that best suits your needs.

In person

You may complete an application for a certified copy of an Orleans Parish marriage certificate, bring your photo identification and correct fees to the Vital Records Central Office or a Vital Records Service Center.


You may mail your completed request, a copy of your photo identification and correct fees to:

Vital Records Registry
PO Box 60630
New Orleans, LA 70160

Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery.

Internet, fax, and telephone

You may use a major credit card to place internet, fax or telephone orders through VitalChek Network, an authorized service provider. There are additional fees when using this service provider or requesting expedited services.

Order online using the VitalChek Network or call 1-877-605-8562.
Check the status of a VitalChek Network order online.

To inquire about an order placed with VitalChek, please call 1-877-605-8562.

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:
Web site: http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/638/Default.aspx
Vital Records
P.O. Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125
Phone: (225) 922-2012

If you have additional questions please contact the Vital Records office using the information provided below.

Contact Information
Devin George
( 504 ) 593 - 5100
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 ) 593 - 5100
Fax Number: ( 504 ) 568 - 8716
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday: Closed