Before applying, find out the type and format of the document required by
contacting the organization to which you must submit it.
Short Form Marriage Certificate (wallet size):
The Short Form Marriage Certificate (wallet size) contains the following information:
names of the parties to the marriage, date and place of marriage, date of registration
and registration number.
Long Form Marriage Certificate (paper size 8.5 x 7”):
The Long Form Marriage Certificate (paper size) contains the information as stated
above, plus the place of birth for both parties.
A Restricted Photocopy is a copy of the original registration and is usually required
for legal purposes. A restricted photocopy can only be issued if authorized by the
Registrar General of Vital Statistics or on the order of a court.