NOTE: Marriage certificates are available approximately 2 weeks after the license is filed. Certificates for marriages prior to 1854 are not available.
NOTICE OF FEE INCREASE
Effective January 1, 2014
Fee increase for Certified Copies of Birth, Death, Marriage Certificates and Marriage License. Learn more...
The following information is needed for ordering copies of marriage certificates:
Was the marriage license purchased in Alameda County?
- Party A / Groom's first and last name
- Party B / Bride's first and maiden last name
- Date of marriage
(The location of the marriage ceremony is not relevant.)
- No - Alameda County can only issue a copy of a marriage certificate that was purchased and recorded in Alameda County. Please visit the website of the county where the marriage license was purchased and filed. Below is a listing of Bay Area County Vital Records websites: