Get a Copy of Your Sonoma County Marriage Certificate Fast

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How to Request a Certified Copy of Your Sonoma County Marriage Certificate

If you need to prove your marriage for financial or purposes, a marriage certificate is a proof you need. Getting your can be time-consuming and frustrating if you go through the county clerk. We can show you an easier way to request a copy of your marriage certificate.

Requesting your Sonoma County marriage certificate doesn't need to be stressful. We will guide you through the process of applying for your marriage certificate online and getting your marriage certificate using convenient processes. We will also show you a simple and effective method of getting your marriage certificate online from your smartphone using DoNotPay.

A Quick Guide to Requesting Your Sonoma County Marriage Certificate in CA

Knowing how to fill out a marriage certificate request form is the first step to getting your . Your marriage certificate documents are essential for the following:

  • Filing taxes
  • Legally changing your name
  • Opening a joint bank account
  • Applying for a passport

Even though a marriage certificate is incredibly useful, the Sonoma County clerk's office doesn't make getting your certificate easy.

Request In-Person

You can get a certified copy of your Sonoma County marriage certificate in person by requesting the certificate online and visiting the county clerk. This option can save you time if you are still located near or within Sonoma County. The Sonoma County clerk's office is open from 8 AM to 5 PM Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, but closes at 4 PM on Wednesday.

Use your favorite navigation app to visit the county clerk at 585 Fiscal Drive, Room 103, Santa Rosa, CA 95403. You can pay $17 for your copy and pick up your marriage certificate the same day, making this option one of the fastest ways to get a copy of your marriage certificate.

Request By Mail

Requesting your Sonoma County marriage certificate by mail tends to be more frustrating. Follow these steps to request your copy:

  1. Download and fill out the request form online.
  2. Have your statement notarized.
  3. Include $17 (check or money order) for each certified copy or pay by credit card at VitalChek.
  4. Mail to Vital Records Division.
  5. Wait up to 2 weeks to receive your certified copy within the continental United States.

Request Online

Sonoma County uses VitalChek to issue marriage certificates online. You can visit the site and start your order by clicking Order Now. You will be guided through the process and can make your payment online using a credit card within 10 minutes. You will need to wait one business day after submitting the form to get your marriage certificate electronically.

Physical AddressVital Records Division

Sonoma County Clerk-Recorder, 585 Fiscal Drive, Room 103, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Online Form Application form download

Let DoNotPay Request Your Instant Electronic Marriage Certificate

If you don't have the patience or time to wait for your marriage certificate to arrive from the Sonoma County clerk, DoNotPay can help. We can help you request your marriage certificate from your phone or web browser. We mail in the form and check on your behalf, so you can spend your time more wisely. If you need a notarized copy, our notary service can help you get the soonest appointment with your local notary.

If you want to get a Marriage Certificate Copy in Sonoma County, 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.

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