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Commemorative Marriage Certificates

Florida Dept. of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics

  •  904-359-6900

    Mailing Address

    P.O. Box 210 

    Jacksonville, FL 32231 


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How to order a Florida Commemorative Marriage Certificate 

A commemorative certificate is signed by the current Governor and the State Registrar of the Bureau of Vital Statistics. The certificate is suitable for framing and preserving as a family heirloom. A Commemorative certificate is not acceptable for official purposes.

Florida marriage certificates from June 6, 1927 to present that have been recorded by the Clerk of Circuit Court are available through the Bureau of Vital Statistics. After the ceremony, the marriage license is returned to the Clerk of Circuit Court to be filed and recorded. The Clerk will then forward the marriage record to the Bureau of Vital Statistics for permanent filing. This process takes approximately 60 days.

Commemorative Marriage Certificate design available: Click sample to view full size


Ordering a Commemorative Marriage Certificate

The Bureau of Vital Statistics may be reached at (904) 359-6900, ext. 9000. Download and complete the form to mail in your request.

DH 261C Application for Commemorative Marriage Certificate

Fees:    A 5.00 search fee is included in all orders and is NON-REFUNDABLE. If no record is found a certified “No Record Found” statement will be issued.

$30First commemorative certificate (includes one computer-generated certification)
$25Additional commemorative certificates
$4Additional computer-generated certifications
$1Shipping and Handling Fee

1217 N Pearl Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202   
Lobby hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Same day service is not available for commemorative certificates. Walk-in payments may be made in the form of cash, check, money order, Visa, and Mastercard. 

Mail-in:  Florida Bureau of Vital Statistics, P.O. Box 210, Jacksonville, Fl 32231-0042

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