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Apply for Marriage Certificate

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

A certified copy of a marriage certificate can typically be used as proof of marriage and other legal purposes. This is not a copy of the marriage license.

General Information: 916-445-2684

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please view our page on changing the parentage/paternity on your child’s birth certificate.
Informational pamphlets and copies of all our applications for certified copies of birth, death, marriage, or divorce certificates can be downloaded online.
A certified copy can be used to establish the identity of the person named on the certificate, whereas a certified informational copy CANNOT be used to establish identity. Persons who are not eligible to receive a certified copy can receive a certified informational copy. Both types of documents are certified copies of the original document on file with our office. Depending on the exact year of event, some Certified Informational Copies will have signatures and Social Security numbers removed.  For more information, please refer to the application of the vital record you are seeking, or view our page, Authorized Copy vs. Informational Copy.

Related Links

California Marriage License, Registration and Ceremony Information ...

the issuance and registration of public and confidential marriage licenses in ... where you will be applying for the marriage license, or performing the marriage. http://www.cdph.ca.gov/certlic/birthdeathmar/Documents/Marriage%20Ceremony%20info.pdf

POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR MARRIAGE LICENSE

POWER OF ATTORNEY: CALIFORNIA MARRIAGE LICENSE ... to personally appear in the County Clerk's Office to apply for and obtain a marriage license. https://www.cdph.ca.gov/CDPH%20Document%20Library/ControlledForms/VS124.pdf

Delayed Registration of Birth

Application for Delayed Registration of Birth (VS 85 form) with the California ... Certified copy of marriage certificate (county- or state- issued). • Newspaper notice ... https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CHSI/CDPH%20Document%20Library/Delayed%20Registration%20of%20Birth.pdf

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) and/or Home Health Aide (HHA ...

d) Online CEU certificates must be submitted with the renewal application. A minimum ... of the change (marriage certificate, divorce decree, or court documents). https://www.cdph.ca.gov/CDPH%20Document%20Library/ControlledForms/cdph283c.pdf

Result thumbnail image Vital Records Obtaining Certified Copies of Marriage & Divorce ...

Jun 5, 2017 ... Before submitting your application to CDPH Vital Records, please view ... for all requests for authorized certified copies of marriage certificates. https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CHSI/Pages/Vital-Records-Obtaining-Certified-Copies-of-Marriage--Divorce-Records.aspx

Result thumbnail image California Marriage License General Information

May 15, 2017 ... To marry in California, the two parties may not be already married to each ... Family Code, Section 420(a), requires the two parties, marriage ... https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CHSI/Pages/California-Marriage-License-General-Information.aspx

Types of Marriage Licenses

Apr 27, 2017 ... The marriage license may be obtained from any county in California. You are not required to get married in the county where you purchase the ... https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CHSI/Pages/Types-of-Marriage-Licenses-.aspx

Medical Marijuana Identification Card Program

Feb 9, 2017 ... Most Popular Links. Birth, Death, & Marriage Certificates · Licensing and Certification · WIC ... How do I apply for a Medical Marijuana ID card? http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/MMP/Pages/default.aspx