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Marriage Records


Marriage Record Copy Services Rates Information
Marriage Record Index Search (no citation) $3.00 per name Includes a copy of the marriage record if found.
Marriage Records (with citation) $2.00 per record Per marriage record.


PLEASE NOTE that if you are seeking New Orleans marriages after 1880 (but more than 50 years old), you must direct your request to the Louisiana State Archives. Orleans Parish marriage certificates less than 50 years old can be obtained only by relatives or descendants from the Louisiana Office of Public Health, Vital Records Registry.



Marriage Record Search (without citation)

City Archives staff can search the Marriage Record Indexes for names and provide a copy of one marriage record, if found. Staff will research to the best of their ability, but cannot guarantee the copied item. There will be a $3.00 charge per name searched.

Please provide the following information:

Fees: $3.00 per name searched with one marriage record, if found.



Marriage Record Request (with citation)

Marriage Certificate citations can be searched in the index:

Please provide the following information:

Fees: $2.00 per marriage record.


Submission Guidelines

Inquiries can be mailed to:

City Archives & Special Collections

219 Loyola Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70112

Or emailed to:

archivist@nolalibrary.org


Please enclose a check or money order (payable to New Orleans Public Library) for each request. No refunds.

Allow 14 business days for a response. Requests are handled in the order in which they are received, and we cannot accept "rush" orders.

All searches will cover New Orleans Only.

Only 5 citations or individual requests should be submitted at a time.

We will provide the best copy possible from our microfilm or digital content. We cannot guarantee complete legibility of photocopies due to the quality of some of the microfilm.

Photo Duplication information can be found on our photo page.

Requests outside of those listed can be addressed to archivist@nolalibrary.org. The Archives is unable to digitize original materials and large sections of printed materials such as books and reports.


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