How do I Obtain a Certified Copy or Information about a Marriage License?

Certified copies of your marriage license may be obtained in person or by mail from the circuit court clerk's office that issued the marriage license.

You or someone on your behalf may come to the Clerk's Office to request copies:

  • Hours: 8:30am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday
  • Fee: $2.50 per certified copy

Mail requests must include:

  • Fee: $2.50 per certified copy (Check or Money Order payable to: Clerk)
  • Include names of both spouses (Maiden name if applicable.)
  • Year of marriage
  • Self addressed stamped return envelope
    Mail to:
    Fredericksburg Circuit Court
    701 Princess Anne Street, Suite 100
    Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Not accepted:

  • Electronic and Phone requests
  • Electronic and phone payments

You may get a copy of your license from the Virginia Division of Vital Records in Richmond for a fee of $10.00