Get a Copy of Your Fort Wayne Marriage Certificate From Your Phone

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The Fastest Way to Get a Copy of Your Fort Wayne Marriage Certificate

Getting married is a happy time in everyone's life. It is a time when two people have decided to merge their lives into one. This usually means they will now share almost everything, including a bank account, car insurance, and health insurance.

In order to change the status of these things, you will need a copy of your marriage certificate. If you have recently lost or misplaced your marriage license, and now realize that you may need it to complete important legal or other forms, don't worry, we have an easy solution for you. Keep reading to learn how DoNotPay can quickly and easily get you a copy of your

What Is the Difference Between a Marriage License and a Marriage Certificate?

Many people incorrectly use the term "marriage certificate" and "marriage license" interchangeably. However, these are two completely different documents that you will need at different stages of the marriage.

  • A Marriage License is a legal document that you must have to get married
  • A Marriage Certificate is a document that proves you and your spouse are legally married.

You should receive your marriage certificate when you return your marriage license to the Clerk of Court's office.

Who to Contact About a Marriage Certificate in Fort Wayne

If you need to obtain a copy of your marriage certificate, you will need to contact the Clerk's Office at the Allen County Circuit Court. The circuit court is located in downtown Fort Wayne. Here is a look at the various ways that you can contact the county clerk.

Mailing AddressClerk of Allen Circuit Court, Records Management Division, 715 South Calhoun St. Courthouse Room 202, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone Number(260) 449-7890
EmailCopyrequest@co.allen.in.us

How Much Does It Cost to Get a Copy of a Marriage Certificate in Fort Wayne?

To get a copy of your , you will need to pay:

  1. $1.00 per document page
  2. $3.00 per certification fee

If you are needing your marriage certificate for a legal or official matter, such as social security collection, you will need to have it certified. This means that it will cost a total of $4.00 to get a copy of your marriage certificate.

How to Get a Copy of Your Marriage Certificate by Yourself

You will only be able to get a copy of your marriage certificate in Fort Wayne if it was originally issued in Allen County. To obtain a copy on your own, you will need to:

  1. Download the Marriage Certificate Search form.
  2. Print it out on your home printer.
  3. Submit your name on the form.
  4. Submit the name of your spouse.
  5. Disclose the month, day, and year that you were married.
  6. Write down what town you were married in.
  7. Submit your phone number.
  8. Submit a copy of your driver's license or another state-issued identification card.
  9. Disclose how many copies you would like.
  10. Send the application and the copy of your I.D. to the Allen County Clerk of Court.
  11. Send a check, cash, or money order with the application.

You can either mail your application to the Clerk of Court's office or you can deliver it in person. If you are requesting a copy online through email, you can pay with a credit or debit card.

How DoNotPay Can Help You Get a Copy of Your Marriage Certificate

It can be a long and tedious chore to try and get a copy of your marriage certificate on your own. Luckily, DoNotPay has a fast and easy solution. To request a copy through our services, simply follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Certificates of Marriage product on DoNotPay.

  2. Select whether the certificate belongs to you or a relative/loved one. If it belongs to someone else, enter the details of both people on the certificate, and select/upload evidence that proves your relationship with them. If the certificate is yours, enter the details of your spouse.

  3. Enter the city, state, and county where the marriage certificate was issued as well as the date it was issued.

  4. Indicate what you will be using this certificate for, and choose whether you need an authorized or certified copy.

  5. Enter your contact information and shipping address. Upload copies of your government-issued identification, such as a driver's license.

  6. Choose whether you would like to electronically sign this form or not. Once we generate the form, verify that all of the information is correct.

  7. If you need the document to be notarized, schedule a notarization appointment using our Notary product. Otherwise, proceed to our Mail Checks product and let DoNotPay mail-in your request form with a check on your behalf.

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