Copy marriage certificates

Certificates that are available for marriages within the current Lancashire County Council boundaries only.

The certificates we issue are a certified copy of the original entry of the record of the marriage.

Cost: £11

The priority service is currently suspended due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

All certificate requests will be processed as quickly as possible.

Information you need to provide

  • For a man the forename(s) and surname
  • For a woman  the forename(s) and maiden name
  • Any other surnames for either party that may have been used prior to this marriage may be useful in locating the entry.
  • Date of the marriage
  • Place of the marriage. Include the name of building, the place of worship or name of the Register Office

How to request a marriage copy certificate


Request a copy marriage certificate online.


Call 0300 123 6705 Monday to Friday from 9am to 4.30pm.


You can write to us at the following address:

Lancashire Certificate Service
Lancashire Archives
Bow Lane

Cheques or postal orders should be made payable to Lancashire County Council.