Ordering Marriage Certificates

IMPORTANT MAIL DELIVERY NOTICE – PLEASE READ BEFORE ORDERING

As of May 7, 2020, the USPS has suspended deliveries to the countries listed in the link below due to service impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. At this time, if your country is listed and you need a copy of your document please contact our office at clerkem@clarkcountynv.gov.  

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This office records the marriage certificate which is proof that a marriage ceremony was performed in Clark County. The marriage official who performs the ceremony has ten days to submit the marriage certificate to this office for recording.  Normally a certified copy of the certificate would be available one day after the certificate has been received from the official.

All copies are folded and sent standard mail by the U.S. Post Office. Please allow 7-10 business days to receive your order. International orders may take up to 6 weeks.

Certified Copies:

CERTIFIED COPY - A certified copy of a marriage certificate is a copy of the original certificate that was issued by the Clerk, signed by the Officiant and recorded in our office.  The copy is created from an image that we have in digital format or on microfilm.  The copy is printed on paper stock that incorporates security features.  All marriage certificate copies are certified on the front with a raised seal. This certificate may be needed for most government agencies, Catholic Church, prison visitations, adoptions, and some foreign countries.  Marriage Certificates are available for ALL marriages performed from 1909 to present.

CERTIFIED ABSTRACT OF MARRIAGE: A Marriage Abstract is a certified document that may be used for some U.S. agencies and some foreign countries.

APOSTILLES:  Apostilles are obtained from the Nevada Secretary of State's Office.  Information regarding apostilles can be found here.

How Do I Order a Marriage Certificate?

Online  You may order documents online using a credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover).Order Online

 

By Mail
Mail your completed Request Form with a money order, bank or cashier's check payable to the Clark County ClerkNo personal checks are accepted for marriage license or marriage certificate copy requests. All payments must be made in US dollars, and drawn from a US Bank. Credit cards are not accepted through the mail.
(Foreign issued money orders or checks not accepted)

 Order marriage documents by mail (pdf)

Mailing Address:

Clark County Clerk's Office 
Box 551604
Las Vegas, NV 89155-1604

Overnight Deliveries: 
Clark County Clerk's Office 
200 Lewis Avenue,  5th Floor

Las Vegas, NV 89101

In Person:
You may pay by cash, credit card, money order, bank or cashier's check, payable to the Clark County ClerkPersonal checks are not accepted.  All payments must be made in US dollars, and drawn from a US Bank.  Please note Kiosk's only accept cards and can only print documents dating back to 1989, anything older will need to be purchased at our Front Counter location, online, or through the mail.

All documents sent from this office will be sent via United States Postal Service.

For additional information please call (702) 671-0500.

Clerk's Office employees DO NOT make any type of solicitation to purchase certified copies of marriage certificate(s).

Last modified at 5/8/2020 16:03 by System Account