Please mail the application, photocopies of required identification, fee (check or money order only, made payable to the Division of Vital Records), and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Division of Vital Records, P.O. Box 68760, Baltimore, MD 21215-0036.
Marriage certificates for individuals with valid, government-issued photo identification are available for same day service at the Division of Vital Records in Baltimore located at 6764-B Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21215. Acceptable forms of payment are cash, check, or money order made payable to the Division of Vital Records.
The Maryland Department of Health does not accept online orders; however, for your convenience, you can process online requests through an independent company that we have partnered with to provide you this service: VitalChek Network, Inc. An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service, and all major credit cards (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa) are accepted.
A non-refundable fee of $12.00 is required for each marriage certificate requested from the Division of Vital Records in Baltimore. If a record cannot be located, the certificate fee is not refunded and a Certification of Record Search will be provided.
Online requests through VitalChek Network, Inc include an additional $11.25 charge per order and additional fee of $18.00 if express mail is requested.
6764-B Reisterstown Road Baltimore, Maryland 21215