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Order an Irish marriage certificate

You can order a marriage certificate online. 

Phone or walk-in orders

You can order a certificate over the phone from most civil registration services. Some have a walk-in service. You do not have to order it from a service in the area the marriage took place.

Phone orders take around 5 working days to process.

Information you need to provide

To order a marriage certificate, you need to provide:

  • full names before marriage
  • date of marriage
  • name and full address of church, civil registration office or venue where the marriage took place


A marriage certificate costs €20.

Postage costs:

  • €2 for each order in Ireland
  • €3 for each order outside of Ireland

Years certificates are available for

Certificates are available for marriages registered in the:

  • the Republic of Ireland from 1 January 1864 to present
  • Northern Ireland from 1 January 1864 to 31 December 1921

Page last reviewed: 31 January 2023
Next review due: 31 January 2026