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Kentucky marriage records for marriages performed from June 1958 to the present can be ordered form the state Office of Vital Statistics. If you would like to order a record for a marriage performed before June of 1958, contract the County Clerk’s office in the county where the license was issued. Consumers who want to order copies of vital records in Kentucky also have the option of placing an order quickly and conveniently by visiting a website which specializes in providing this type of information for a fee.

Information Required to Obtain a Kentucky Marriage Record
When placing an order for a marriage record, the following information must be provided:

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You will also need to provide your name and mailing address, as well as the number of copies you would like to order. A daytime phone number is needed in case staff at the Vital Records Office has a question about your order.

Cost to Order Kentucky Marriage Records
Each copy of a Kentucky marriage record costs $6.00. If a search is conducted and no copy of the requested record is found, the amount paid is nonrefundable.

Order Kentucky Marriage Records in Person
You can place an order for a KY marriage record personally by visiting the Vital Statistics at:
275 E. Main St. 1E-A
Frankfort, KY 40621
Telephone: (502) 564-4212

Order Marriage Records by Mail
If you would like to place an order for a KY marriage record by mail, send your request to:
Office of Vital Statistics
275 E. Main St. 1E-A
Frankfort, KY 40621

Be sure to include the required fee; checks and money orders payable to “Kentucky State Treasurer” are accepted. The normal processing time for mail orders is 30 working days after receipt of the request.

Order Kentucky Marriage Records Online
The state does not accept online orders for vital records directly. You can place an order over the Internet through a third-party processing company. If you choose this option, you will be charged a processing fee along with the standard amount to order a Kentucky marriage record.

Order Kentucky Marriage Records by Phone

Phone orders are accepted through an independent processing company. You can place an order for a marriage record by phone and pay for it with a major credit card (American Express, Discover, Visa, or MasterCard). The processing company will add a fee to the total cost of the order in this instance as well.

The best way to place an order for a Kentucky marriage record is to visit a commercial website which can access the information from an online database. You don’t need to go to a government office or wait weeks for your mail-in order to be processed. With this method, there is no waiting and no extra processing fees. Why don’t you visit one of the reputable sites offering this information today?