Wake County Register of Deeds | Tammy Brunner

Marriage Certificate Information

Application for Marriage Certificate


  1. The marriage license was issued in Wake County.
  2. The applicant can be one of the following:
    • The person getting married, the spouse, or an immediate family member like a spouse, sister, brother, child, parent stepparent, grandparent or grandchild.
    • A person seeking information for legal determination of personal or property rights.
    • An authorized agent, attorney or legal representative of a person listed above.

​Online ​Marriage Certificate Requests

  • ​​Request your certified copy of your Marriage License online.

​Mail-In Marriage Certificate Requests

  1. Open and download the PDF Application to request by mail.
  2. Complete, sign and enclose the certified copy application for your Marriage License.
  3. Include a copy of your state-issued photo ID, drivers license or valid passport.
  4. Include a check or money order for $10 per copy.

In-Person Marriage Certificate Requests

In-Person Marriage Certificates may be obtained at one of these Wake County Locations. Please call ahead for regional center hours of operation.