Marriage Department - Ph: 304-264-1927

Marriage License or Certificate

If you’re visiting us here on this page, you must be considering a wedding. The other possibility is you’re already married and you’re looking to obtain a Marriage certificate.  Either way, we can help you!

Let’s begin with the requirements of obtaining a Marriage License.  

Marriage License Requirements (Click Here)   

Miscellaneous Note(s):

  1. A blood test or physical exam is not a requirement.
  2. Common-law marriages are not recognized in West Virginia.

Marriage Certificate:

Are you seeking a certified copy of your Marriage Certificate? As previously stated we can assist you with this request as well.

To obtain a Marriage Certificate click here.  Once you  complete the form, return it to:

Berkeley County Courthouse
Attention: Vital Statistics Desk
100 West King Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401

NOTE: Certificates can only be obtained by the individual on the certificate or their designated representative, i.e. person having power-of-attorney, an attorney, or estate executor.


Vital Statistics Application