Records are available for marriages between July and December For marriage records prior to or after these dates, you will need to contact the Probate Court that originally issued the marriage. Find the Probate Court in your county. Visit VitalChek on the web or call7 days a week, hours-a-day.
Only the persons named on the marriage certificate, their adult children or a present or former spouse may order through VitalChek. Same day service is a goal of Vital Records; most requests can be processed the same day. For services that require additional processing time such as paternity affidavits, corrections and amendments; please arrive early to ensure adequate time to process your request.
Same day service is not guaranteed for requests such as paternity affidavits, adoption processing, corrections and amendments.
Other applicants may be provided with a statement that the marriage occurred, including the date and county in which the marriage was issued. To amend or change any information on a marriage certificate please visit the Probate Court in the county where the marriage occurred. A couple planning to marry in South Carolina must apply for a at a South Carolina county probate court.
If you have not received any response to your request within 30 days of submission, you may call or e-mail us vrrequeststatus dhec. Copies of marriage records that occurred PRIOR to July and after December may be obtained from the Office of the Probate in the county where the original marriage was issued.
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Please make sure your envelope is addressed to "Vital Records" for all mail requests. You are entitled to obtain a certified copy of a marriage certificate if you are: One of the married party bride or groom The married party's adult child ren A present or former spouse of either married party, or The married party's legal representative.
Full name of the groom Full name of the bride Full date of marriage month, day, year County where the marriage was issued ature of the person requesting the marriage certificate and their current mailing address The relationship between the married parties and the person requesting the certified copy Full name and complete mailing address of the person to whom the certificate is to be mailed Area code and daytime telephone of the person requesting the marriage certificate.