Marriage certificates for East Sussex – order copies

Buy copies of certificates for marriages registered in East Sussex, this excludes Brighton & Hove.

If you’re ordering online

After submitting your form below you will automatically link through to the secure WorldPay website to make payment. After payment, please keep a note of your order reference in case of any problems.

Your certificate(s) will be sent to the cardholder’s address.

Order online

If you’re ordering by post

To order a copy of a marriage certificate, fill out the form below and forward it to the registration office where the marriage was registered. If you are unsure, please send your completed forms to East Sussex Register Office.

There are two ways to pay:

  • If you are ordering by post, please include a postal order for the correct amount. We do not accept personal cheques..


Copies cost £10 each plus £1 for postage and packaging, (On Line have an additional £1 convenience fee and applications receive an email acknowledgment and arrive to our office within minutes of application completion) They are usually despatched within five working days of receiving your request.

There will be an additional charge of £15 per order if you want us to process your order as a priority on the same working day. Orders received after 2pm will be processed on the next working day.


To send forms and payments by cheque, or if you have any problems with your order:

Three ways to complete this form

Do it online Print, write and post (Acrobat format – 169k) Type, sign and post (Rich text format – 467k)

If the marriage took place outside East Sussex

Please visit the General Register Office website to find out how to order certificates online through them or other local offices.

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