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The office of Vital Records issues official copies of Marriage Certificates.

  • For those who are already married, a copy of a marriage certificate can be obtained for a fee of $20 per copy. 

  • If you are not yet married and are seeking to obtain a marriage license, please refer to the designated page for Marriage License applications.

Close up of a marriage certificate with two gold wedding bands on top

How to obtain a copy of a Marriage Certificate

In Person

To obtain a copy of a Marriage Certificate in person, visit the Vital Records office with acceptable forms of ID. (Acceptable IDs include current valid drivers license or passport, please see form below for a complete list)

To expedite the process, you can print and fill out the form in advance:

Marriage Certificate Application (English)

Solicitud de Acta de Matrimonio (EspaƱol)



To offer online ordering options, the City of Bridgeport has partnered with an independent company to provide this service. If you are already married, you can use the VitalChek Marriage Records portal, to complete the entire process online. 

Note: An additional fee is charged for using this service. All major credit cards are accepted through the online portal.