Marriage Certificates

Document Legalisation

If you have married in the UK and wish to register this overseas you may be asked for an Apostille. This can be used as evidence of the marriage or for a change of name following a marriage.

When the document has been checked and the signature or stamp confirmed, the apostille is attached to the back of the document.

Legalising a marriage certificate with the apostille is ONLY £54 per certificate on our 1-2 day service.

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  • Frequently used for:

    • Visa Applications
    • Registering a marriage overseas
    • Passport Applications
  • Processing time:

    1 to 2 Days

Original or Copy?

UK marriage certificates can only be processed using original registrar issued certificates. You can send the original certificate that was issued at the time the marriage was registered or you can provide an official certified copy from the GRO or a local registrar. We cannot process photocopies or scans sent by email.

Complete Service

For just £54 we-.

  • Check your documents.
  • Issue the apostille in just 1-2 days.

How to order an apostille for a marriage certificate?

Order the standard service online from our order page, print the order confirmation and post this to us with the original marriage certificate.

If you have misplaced the original or would prefer not to send this to us we can assist you in obtaining a replacement marriage certificate.

Order a replacement marriage certificate by email?

If you would like us to obtain and legalise an official replacement of your document we would need you to provide the following information via email.

  • Year marriage was registered
  • Party 1 Surname
  • Party 1 Forenames
  • Party 2 Surname
  • Party 2 Forenames
  • Date of marriage (dd/mm/yyyy)
  • Place of marriage
  • Party 1 Father's Surname
  • Party 1 Father's Forenames
  • Party 2 Father's Surname
  • Party 2 Father's Forenames

The fee to obtain an official replacement depends on the speed of service required. Please contact us for guidance.

Do you need a translation?

When presenting a marriage certificate overseas you may also be asked for a translation of this document. We can translate standard UK marriage certificates for ONLY £48. Please contact us for guidance.