Marriage Certificate Request

Once your marriage license is returned to our office for registration, you may then obtain a certified copy of your marriage certificate which is sufficient for proof of marriage. 

Confidential Marriage Certificates can only be issued to the couple, identification required. 

HOW TO OBTAIN A MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE (AUTHORIZED CERTIFIED COPY OR INFORMATIONAL ONLY COPY):

IN-PERSON 

  • Online Application, your order will remain in our service queue until you come into our office.
  • In our office you will sign the application electronically, pay the fee, and the certificate is handed to you at the service counter.

BY MAIL

  • Print (English)(Spanish) application.
  • Sign before a Notary Public.
  • Enclose a check, money order, or Credit Card Charge Form, with your notarized application to Yolo County Clerk-Recorder.
  • Processing time is 1 to 2 business days upon receipt.

BY FAX

  • Print (English)(Spanish) application.
  • Sign before a Notary Public.
  • Submit your notarized application via web submission or call 530-666-8130 for assistance (our fax machine is out of service as of January 19, 2022).
  • Call 530-666-8130 to confirm we have received your application and to provide us your credit card information.
  • Processing time is 1 to 2 business days upon receipt.

    FEES:
    Item Fee
    Copy of Regular/Confidential Marriage Certificate $17.00
    Copy Marriage for a Government Agency $12.00
    Wildfire Vital Records Relief No Fee
    In lieu of Self Addressed Stamped Envelope (SASE) $1.00
    Express Mail (Optional) $26.96
    Priority Mail (Optional) $8.95

    Click Here For Payment Methods

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    MORE INFORMATION ABOUT MARRIAGE RECORDS:
    • Only marriage records that have been registered in Yolo County are available. Please contact the county where the marriage license is registered to obtain the record.
    • Marriage records held by the Yolo County Clerk/Recorder's Office begin in the year 1850.
    • The Yolo County Clerk/Recorder's office does not handle nor hold dissolution (divorce) papers. These documents are processed and held by the Civil Division of the Superior Courts.