Ordering Marriage Certificates


Wedding RingsThe Office of Vital Statistics has five methods available for making a request for a marriage certificate: regular mail, priority mail, telephone, internet, and walk-in customer service. Detailed instructions are available at each link below. Marriage certificates began being filed with the Office May 1, 1913.

For additional instructions, click on an Ordering Method.

 

 

ORDERING METHOD

DESCRIPTION

COST

PROCESSING TIME

WALK-IN

Go to Curtis State Office Bldg., 1000 SW Jackson, Ste. 120, Topeka, KS 66612. Open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. weekdays.Payment made by cash, check, money order, or credit card.

$15 for each certified copy.

Around 15 - 20 minutes provided there is no difficulty in locating the record

INTERNET

Access www.vitalchek.com any time. Payment made by credit card.

$15 for each certified copy.

Within 3 to 5 business days after receipt in our office

TELEPHONE

Call (785) 296-3253 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Central Time weekdays.Payment made by credit card.

$15 for each certified copy PLUS $11.00 expedited service fee.

Within 3 to 5 business days after receipt in our office

REGULAR MAIL

Send request by regular mail. Payment made by check or money order.

$15 for each certified copy.

Dependent upon current request volume - 5 to 10 business days

PRIORITY MAIL

Send by any type of priority mail service. Payment made by check or money order.

$15 for each certified copy.

Within 3 to 5 business days after receipt in our office