How to Get a Copy of Your Santa Cruz County Marriage Certificate

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How to Get Your Santa Cruz County Marriage Certificate Easier

After your marriage, there are several reasons you might need a copy of your Santa Cruz marriage certificate. You may need to prove your marriage for insurance purposes or to prove that you have the legal right to help make decisions on your spouse's behalf. Sometimes, however, securing your Santa Cruz County marriage certificate can prove more difficult than anticipated.

That's where DoNotPay comes in. With DoNotPay, getting your is often much easier than anticipated.

Marriage Certificates vs Marriage Licenses: What's the Difference?

A marriage license is a legal document you secure prior to your marriage. It gives you the legal right to get married. You, your witnesses, and your officiant will fill out the marriage license to establish your marriage, and you will file it with the county in order to make your marriage legal.

A marriage certificate, on the other hand, serves as legal proof of your marriage. You might use it to establish proof of your marriage for a variety of legal reasons, including insurance purposes.

Who Can Get a Copy of a Marriage Certificate in Santa Cruz County?

In Santa Cruz County, both the bride and the groom can obtain a copy of the marriage certificate. Other individuals may also have the right to secure a copy, including:

  1. Direct relatives of the bride or groom, including children, grandchildren, great-grandparents or great-grandchildren, and parents.
  2. People or entities who may have a legal reason to secure a copy of the marriage certificate, including an attorney or law firm, or an insurance company.
  3. Employers and others who may need proof of marriage for verification purposes.

How Can I Secure a Copy of My Marriage Certificate in Santa Cruz County?

You may have several options for getting a copy of your . However, finding the exact procedure may prove more difficult than anticipated, and you may end up waiting in line much longer than intended if you have to go in person. Not only that, you may find yourself frustrated by complicated online portals and difficult procedures. You may choose to try:

  • Submitting all relevant forms by mail to: 2150 N. Congress Dr. Nogales, AZ 85621
  • Calling 520-375-7800 for help with the process
  • Visiting your local county clerk's office
Santa Cruz County Marriage License Contact Information
Contact Number(831) 454-2800
831-454-2060
Hours of OperationMonday to Friday8 am to 4 pm
Fax831-454-3169
Emailrcd.web@co.santa-cruz.ca.us
Location701 Ocean St.

Rm. 230, Santa Cruz

Ca, 95060

DoNotPay Can Make Getting Your Santa Cruz County Marriage Certificate Easier

Are you struggling to move through the process of getting your Santa Cruz County marriage certificate? DoNotPay can help. In 7 easy steps, you can work through the process and have a copy of your marriage certificate on its way to you.

  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.

Why Use DoNotPay to Get Your Santa Cruz County Marriage Certificate?

DoNotPay makes getting your marriage certificate easier. You won't have to wait in line or deal with complicated menus. Instead, you simply provide the relevant information, and we take care of it for you.

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  • Birth certificates
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Do you need to learn more about marriage certificates? Do you have questions about how to fill out a marriage certificate? Need more information about what documents you need to secure a marriage certificate? DoNotPay is here to help with many of those tasks and more.

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