Louisiana Vital Records Registry may only issue a certified copy of a marriage license purchased in Orleans Parish. If the marriage license was purchased in another parish, you must obtain a certified copy from the Clerk of Court office in that parish.
Louisiana Vital Records does not issue certified copies of divorce decrees. You must obtain a certified copy of a divorce decree from the Clerk of Court office in the parish where the divorce was granted.
You may only purchase your marriage license at the Orleans Parish Marriage Office. There are no officiants that can perform marriages at this office.
If you purchase your marriage license in Orleans Parish, that marriage license is valid in any parish inside the State of Louisiana.
Marriage licenses issued (purchased) in Louisiana may not be used for a marriage ceremony outside of the State of Louisiana.
The bride and/or the groom is required to apply for a marriage license in person.