How do I get a copy of my Delaware marriage certificate?
If you were married before these years, please contact the Archives via their Contact Form and choose the category “Marriage Certificates” or call (302) 744-5000 to request a certified copy of your certificate(s).
What documents do you need to get married in Delaware?
The identification may be a driver’s license, a State-issued identification card, a passport or a military identification. Proof of residence is required if requesting the Delaware Resident fee. You must be at least eighteen years of age to apply for a marriage license. Applicants may not be related to each other.
How do you legally get married in Delaware?
Marriage Law Requirements for Delaware Marriage Licenses:
Both applicants must apply for the license in person with the county clerk at their county clerk of the peace office. Applicants must be at least eighteen years of age to apply for a marriage license. Both applicants must appear together with I.D.
Are Delaware marriage records public?
Marriage records in Delaware are confidential and are only available to the bride and groom or their immediate family members for the first 50 years after the date of the wedding. Delaware marriage certificates that are more than 50 years old are public records and are available to anyone.
Do you need a marriage license to get married in Delaware?
The ceremony must be in the state of Delaware. A marriage license must be obtained at least 24 hours prior to the wedding ceremony (Residents and Non-Residents). Identification requirements: A valid DMV issued ID/Driver’s License, Passport, Consulate ID or Military ID (Active Military Duty) is required.