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Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

Application for a certified copy of a Hampshire marriage entry

If you, or the couple whose certificate you are applying for, were married in Hampshire (excluding Portsmouth and Southampton) you can apply to us for a copy certificate. If this is not the case, you will need to contact the relevant register office.

 Terms and conditions

If we can locate your required entry the copy certificate will be issued within 7 working days and posted to you.

If you need your copy certificate issued within 24 hours please select our priority service under section 3 Requirements.

If you require your copy certificate urgently, for an additional charge of £13, you can select our priority 24-hour service. Your certificate will be issued within 24 hours (this applies to working days only i.e. a priority certificate application received on a Friday will be issued the following Monday (unless a Bank Holiday in which case it would be issued on the Tuesday).

Please note the priority search fee is non-refundable as it is the fee levied for the priority search, regardless of the result of that search.

Please note: Fields marked with a * are required and must be completed.

1. Details of person applying for the certificate

Debit/Credit card billing address
Yes  No 
Delivery address
Contact details
Certificate details
Yes  No 

2. Details of the marriage certificate required

 Please provide at least one full name

If you do not know one of the forenames or surnames please enter "not known"

Groom's/Partner 1's full name (prior to this marriage)
Bride's/Partner 2's full name (prior to this marriage)
Date and place of marriage

We are unable to search for more than 3 years (see further information on on our website at:


Church or Register Office, Town/Village or City, or if not known then the Registration District stated on index

Other Information


If you cannot supply an exact location for the marriage, please provide any other helpful clues e.g. where both parties were living at that time. Please note we may be unable to supply a copy certificate unless you provide the name of the church or register office. GRO references are not relevant to Register Office records.

3. Requirements

Priority service (please tick if you wish your certificate to be issued within 24 hours)
Please note: the priority search fee is non-refundable if we are unable to locate your required entry
Number of certificates required

 Please state the number of certificates you require.

The cost of a marriage certificate is £10.00.

 Send request

After sending these details, you'll next be prompted to pay for the certificate(s).
Your request will only be recorded once you have made a payment.