UK GRO Certificates provides a fast and simple service to obtain an official England or Wales Marriage Certificate.
Have you lost your Marriage Certificate? Unable to find or get your Marriage Certificate! We are here to help you obtain a copy Marriage Certificate or replacement Marriage Certificate in England and Wales.
These Certificates (sometimes referred to as marriage licences) can be used for legal and official purposes. You will need a marriage certificate if you are applying for a divorce, or claiming a pension in joint names. All certificates are full/long certified for official use.
England and Wales Marriage certificates can be also essential records for carrying out family history research especially when looking for the next line of enquiry.
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England and Wales Marriage records are limited to the beginning of civil registration within each country. For England and Wale Order online for any event which took place on or after 1st July 1837 to 18 months from the current date provided you have sufficient information to identify the entry. A 3 year search for the index reference will be carried out.
England and Wales Marriage certificates of full version shows the following information:
These replacement documents are certified for use for all legal purposes, including passport applications and employer identification. Any Marriage certificate within England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Statesof Guernsey , Island of Jersey , Isle of Man and Ireland can be re-issued, as well as Marriage registered overseas but were registered with the appropriate United Kingdom authority within the country of Marriage. These would include Armed Forces, Consular, High Commission or Embassy registrations. Please bear in mind that Marriage registration with the British authorities is not compulsory when overseas, and a duplicate certificate can only be issued if the Marriage certificate has been deposited with either the Embassy or Consulate within the country of Marriage, or at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London upon return to the United Kingdom.
The certificates are always produced by an official registration office and can be validated at any time. Where British nationals are born abroad, we can additionally supply copies of certificates relating to any United Kingdom Marriages abroad registered at a Consulate, High Commission, or with the Armed Forces. This service only applies to those Marriages that have actually been registered with the United Kingdom authorities.
Under United Kingdom law, Marriage certificates are known as Public Records which means that any person can apply for a copy of any certificate, providing that they know the details of the Marriage that is required. This can be helpful for both government and legal services needing proof of Marriage, as well as family history (genealogy) researchers looking to discover new ancestors. Please note however that where we believe an application to be connected with an attempt to obtain information for the purposes of identity fraud, the application may be rejected and details passed to the relevant police authority.