Apostilles for NYC marriage certificates issued before 1996
 

date

AUGUST 22, 2017

Authenticating a New York marriage certificateIf your marriage was registered in one of the five boroughs of New York City (Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island) before 1996, it will be printed on legal size pager and will include a copy of the marriage license and the actual marriage certificate. The NYC Marriage Bureau keeps these documents on film. These marriage certificates are also considered extended certified copies and have an original signature of the Acting City Clerk on the back. They are acceptable for the legalization by an apostille or foreign embassy

Related search terms: "old new york marriage certificate apostille", "manhattan marriage certificate apostille", "brooklyn marriage certificate apostille", "queens marriage certificate apostille", "bronx marriage certificate apostille", "staten island marriage certificate apostille", "how to get an apostille for new york marriage certificate issued before 1996", "extended new york marriage certificate"


What does an extended marriage certificate issued before 1996 look like?

Look at the back of your marriage certificate... Is there a color stamp and the original signature of the Acting City Clerk? If not, your document is not a certified copy, and is not eligible for the legalization by an apostille or foreign embassy. But do not worry, we can get a certified copy of a Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens or Staten Island marriage certificate, and then have it apostilled or legalized by a foreign embassy.

An extended certified copy of NYC marriage certificate issued before 1996 will have the following:

  • a copy of your marriage license. It can be on a separate page or on the same page with the marriage certificate
  • a color stamp of the Marriage Bureau on the back of the certificate
  • the original signature of the Acting City Clerk on the back of the certificate

new york city marriage old pages 1 2 3 all

 


We can obtain certified copies of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island marriage certificates with an apostilles or embassy seals...

order online manhattan brooklyn bronx queens staten island marriage certificatePlease order a New York City marriage certificate with apostille / legalization online. For processing we will need a copy of your marriage certificate for information purposes. If you do not have a copy, the following information will be sufficient:

  1. full names and dates of birth of the parties to the marriage (including the maiden name of the bride, if applicable)
  2. date of marriage
  3. borough where the marriage license was issued
  4. place of marriage
  5. marriage license number (if known, this will make the search much easier)

125 apostille 1We offer the lowest price for New York apostilles. We provide free document evaluation. Our guarantee: if we are not able to apostille your document(s), we will issue a 100% refund. Call us at (646) 267-1140.

Other states

Usa map black 3

What our clients say...