Marriage Certificate Exhibition Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

On request, a marriage certificate may be issued on the fact of a marriage. The exhibition can be requested orally, in writing or by fax. Access to the marriage register, the provision of information and the issuance of civil status certificates from that register may only require before the expiry of the continuation periods: authorities and courts within the limits of their jurisdiction and specifying the purpose of universities and other institutions carrying out scientific research in the context of pre-approved research projects; persons to which the application relates and their spouses, civil partners, ancestors and descendants, other persons if they demonstrate a legal interest.

Persons to which the entry in the marriage register refers, as well as their spouses, ancestors and descendants: Identity card or passport Other persons: identity card or passport as well as proof of your legal interest in the issuance of the marriage certificate


§ 55 Personenstandsgesetz (PStG)

§ 57 Personenstandsgesetz (PStG)

§ 62 Personenstandsgesetz (PStG)


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Lower Saxony Ministry of Home Affairs and Sport

Last update or date of publication
18.08.2009