How do I find marriage records in Virginia?

How do I find marriage records in Virginia?

All Vital records can also be obtained from the Virginia Department of Health, Division of Vital Records, 2001 Maywill Street, Suite 101, Richmond, VA 23230. The general information number is 804-662-6200. Copies of marriage licenses can also be obtained from your county Clerk's Office.

Are Va marriage records public?

In Virginia, death, marriage and divorce data become “public” information 25 years after the event; birth data are “public” after 100 years.

What is a vault copy of marriage certificate?

As the name implies, a vault copy is an authentic copy of the original birth registration form. The “vault” is merely the name for the archives where these documents are stored. One can have vault copies for a number of documents, but usually only birth or marriage certificates are required by South African citizens.

How can I get a copy of my marriage certificate online?

Obtain your marriage certificate online or by visiting the vital records government agency in the state where the wedding ceremony took place. Ordering your marriage certificate online is the easiest way to order marriage records. Find the closest vital records office, visit OnlineVitals.com.

Can an online ordained minister marry in Virginia?

The Virginia law regarding authorizing ministers to perform marriage ceremonies is in the Code of Virginia §20-23. Pursuant to Cramer v. Commonwealth of VA, 2, the Court does not recognize online ordinations.