How to Get a Copy of Your Parents’ Marriage Certificate


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You need a copy of your own marriage certificate for any number of reasons. With that said, you may also be looking to get a copy of your parents’ marriage certificate – especially if you’re trying to track down your ancestry records. Thankfully, there are stress-free and speedy ways to obtain a copy of your parents’ marriage certificate.

Can I get a copy of my parents’ marriage certificate?

You may have heard that obtaining replacement certificates from the General Register Office (GRO) can be painful, slow, and confusing. It’s certainly true that you may face cumbersome delays when ordering a replacement of any certificate via the GRO. If there are any errors on the form, for example, you may be subject to an extended hold-up and will have to correct any mistakes on your own time.

With UK Official Certificates however, our experienced team cross-reference any application for a certificate with official UK databases. This reduces the likelihood of any time-consuming errors or tedious back-and-forth with communications. Plus, we’ll correct any mistakes and fill in the blanks if needed.

If you’re wondering how to get a copy of your parents’ marriage certificate, all you have to do is fill in our online form. You’ll need personal information like location of marriage registration, full name of both parties, the date and location of the marriage, and the full names of your parents’ parents (i.e., your grandparents).

You don’t need to provide us with any extra ID or documentation because we’ll cross-reference all applications with official databases.

How much does it cost to get a copy of my parents’ marriage certificate?

UK Official Certificates offers three service levels depending on how quickly you need your parents’ marriage certificate:

  • Standard: dispatched within ten working days
  • Standard Plus – Dispatched within five working days
  • Priority Service – Dispatched within one to two working days

When you order a copy of your parents’ marriage certificates, you can specify which service and service cost suits you. You’re only ever paying for what you need, and we’ll process your application according to the necessary speed.

Your replacement certificate will be delivered by Royal Mail in the agreed timeframe for your service, ensuring that it arrives in a prompt, secure manner.

Obtain a copy of your parents’ marriage certificate with UK Official Certificates

No matter the reason, it’s easier than ever to order a replacement copy of your parents’ marriage certificate with UK Official Certificates.

Our online application process is quick and easy to fill in, and our helpful team are available for any questions you have along the way – just contact us on tel:+44(0)1706826109 or email

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