How to Order Your Marriage Certificate in San Diego Fast

Marriage Certificates How to Order Your Marriage Certificate in San Diego Fast

Get a Certified Copy of Your San Diego Marriage Certificate in 5 Minutes

Losing important paperwork can be difficult, but not as difficult as the process to get copies. Obtaining a copy of your  should not have you pulling out your hair! Your birth certificate, marriage certificate, and even divorce decrees should be easy and fast to access. DoNotPay allows you to quickly receive your birth and marriage certificates, decrease the processing times, and help you replace lost marriage certificates and birth certificates. Whether you need the certificates for a passport or need to prove you are married to other agencies, DoNotPay has you covered. Read on to find out how to find your certificates today!

The Difference Between Marriage Certificates and Marriage Licenses

There is a huge difference between your marriage license and a certified marriage certificate. You obtain a marriage license before you get married, and the marriage certificate is the document to prove you are married and when. Certificate copies are notarized to count as legal documents, informational copies are not legal documents.

Who Can Get a Marriage Certificate Copy in San Diego, CA?

Certificates copies can be ordered by

  1. Either of the wed parties
  2. Parent, or legal guardians of the registered
  3. A legally authorized representative of the court
  4. Attorney of the registered,
  5. Child of the registered.

Documentation of relationship or court-ordered papers has to be provided, such as an original birth certificate provided to a newborn, to obtain the marriage certificate copies.

How Much Does It Cost to Get a Marriage Certificate Copy in San Diego, CA?

Obtaining your records from the clerk of court, including birth certificates and marriage certificates can cost $17 to $49 depending on the method and expedited status. You can obtain your marriage certificate:

In-Person$17 and a valid photo ID (extra charge of $2.50 for credit/debit cards)
By Mail$17 including a sworn statement notarized by an authorized individual
Online$17 + Handling $12.95 and an extra fee of $19 if requesting expedited. Must provide a notarized sworn statement or pass VitalChek's online identity verification

How Long Does It Take to Get a Copy of a Marriage Certificate in San Diego, CA?

All certificate is shipped to the requester via mail, no matter which method is used to request the certificate. At least two weeks are needed to process the request and for the letter to arrive. Using the mail-in option to obtain your birth or marriage certificate can extend the length of the return.

Few things to remember:

  • Mail processing only
  • At least 14 days processing time

How to Get a San Diego, CA Marriage Certificate on Your Own

So, you'll have to take time off work, stand in line, or even wait on the phone to get to the clerk of court to get your marriage certificate, or even call in or go online. Notaries will be charged extra per page of their work, plus you'll have to pay for online identity verification! What a waste of time and money for a single sheet of paper!

Get Your San Diego, CA Marriage Certificate Instantly With DoNotPay

Forget the time and money and go with the solution that will take moments of your time and includes an online notary! If you want to get a , CA but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 7 easy 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.


What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

DoNotPay can assist you in finding out where to get your birth certificate or marriage certificate no matter what state you live in. Here are some of DoNotPay’s services:

DoNotPay will work with any company for any reason to get you what you need!

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