Obtaining marriage certificate

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Obtaining marriage certificate

Postby Daley.r » Thu May 18, 2017 5:07 pm

I am trying to get a hold of my parent's marriage certificate, my brother's and I are applying for our British passports but we need that as part of our application, how does one go about requesting that paperwork through the church. I know they were married in Denmark, but they did their LDS marriage in Switzerland. I appreciate your assistance very much. Cheers!

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Re: Obtaining marriage certificate

Postby russellhltn » Thu May 18, 2017 5:51 pm

Daley.r wrote:I am trying to get a hold of my parent's marriage certificate

I'm not sure how it works in Europe, but I'd think the certificate you need has to come from the government, not the church.

At least in the US, the church does not issue certificates. The state gives the church leaders the authority to act as a government official as far as performing a marriage. The leaders sign the appropriate state paperwork and the certificate is from the state. Since passports are a government function, I'm sure they're going to want the appropriate legal paperwork.
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Re: Obtaining marriage certificate

Postby sbradshaw » Thu May 18, 2017 7:12 pm

You will need to get their marriage certificate from the government in Denmark where they were married according to the government.
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