Delaware Marriage License: How To Search For Delaware Marriage License

The Office of Vital Records in Delaware is in charge of most marriage records and licenses. Delaware’s Office of Vital records prefers most of the marriage licensing to be done in person which is why they have main forms available but you are required to go to a walk-in office to be able to get the actual certificate and pick up anything that you may need.

Some information that you may need to be able to get a marriage license or receive a copy of a marriage record:
• The name of the groom
• The name of the bride prior to the wedding and after the wedding (also known as married name and maiden name.)
• The birthday of both parties
• If the person themselves are filling out the form or if it is a family member
• The address where copies of the marriage certificate will be sent
• And a daytime telephone number

The main office used for mailing or for walk-in services is:
Office of Vital Statistics
Jesse S. Cooper Building
417 Federal St.
Dover, DE 19901

Two of the other offices available for walk-in services or other services include:
Georgetown State Service Center
2055 Limestone Road
Wilmington, DE 19808
Limestone Building
546 S. Bedford Street
Georgetown, DE 19947

The official website of the Office of Vital Records in Delaware is:

If you are looking for a direct link to the forms that you will need to fill out you can use the following link to find any forms that you may be requested to fill out and can receive ahead of time:

When looking to contact the Office of Vital Records by telephone you are able to use the following numbers:
Jesse S. Cooper Building: (877)888-0248
DPH for Georgetown State Service Center: (302) 995-8632

Numbers for Limestone Building:
DPH: (302) 856-5246
DSS: (302) 856-5340
DSAMH: (302) 856-5490
DSSC: (302) 856-5574

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