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VITAL RECORDS

 Court Order Delayed Certificate of Marriage

A Court Order Delayed Registration of Marriage VS 122 (PDF) form is utilized to register a marriage certificate when:

  • A marriage record was never registered or is not on file with the State Registrar

For additional information, please see the sample (PDF) form, or the informational pamphlet: 

Supporting Documents

Supporting documents are used to support the information being amended.  Required documents include the following:

  • Certified Order Establishing Fact of Marriage (top of VS 122 form)
  • Court Order Delayed Registration of Marriage (bottom of VS 122 form)

A certified court order is required when submitting a Court Order Delayed Registration of Marriage.

Sworn Statement

A notarized Sworn Statement, completed by an authorized person, is required to receive a certified authorized copy of the amended certificate.  Please visit the Authorized Copy vs. Informational Copy webpage for a list of authorized persons.

Certified Court Order

A “certified” copy of the court order must be a copy of the order that was originally prepared by the court and signed by the judge.  It cannot be an original printout.  The photocopy you receive from the court must have all of the following:

  • An original court seal
  • A signature (or signature stamp) of the judge
  • An original signature (or signature stamp) of the court clerk

Amendment Fees

  • Court Order Delayed Registration of Marriage requires a twenty-three dollar ($23) registration fee, which includes a certified copy of the marriage certificate.
  • Additional copies are fifteen dollars ($15) each.
  • *EFFECTIVE January 01, 2022* The registration fee will increase to twenty-six dollars ($26), which includes one certified copy of the marriage certificate. The fee for each additional copy will increase to seventeen dollars ($17) per copy. 

Processing Times

Please refer to the Processing Times webpage for current processing times.

Helpful Tips

  • Complete all documents in black ink
  • No erasures, alterations or whiteouts are allowed on the form once it has been certified
  • This form will assist in creating the new birth certificate

Helpful Links

Court Order Delayed Registration of Marriage VS 122 (PDF) form and sample (PDF) form

Amendment Sworn Statements (English) (PDF) (Spanish) (PDF)

Court Order Delayed (PDF) pamphlet

(Español) Certificados Retrasados por Orden Judicial (PDF)

Directory of County Vital Record Offices

Other Amendment Types

General Birth Amendment

Court Order Name Change

Correcting a Sex Field Error

Sex Change/Reassignment

Adoption

Acknowledgement of Paternity/Parentage

Adjudication of Facts of Parentage

Supplemental Name Report

Death/Fetal Death

Marriage

Delayed and Court Order Delayed Vital Event Types

Delayed Registration of Birth

Court Order Delayed Registration of Birth

Court Order Delayed Registration of Death

Court Order Delayed Registration of Fetal Death


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