Frequently Asked Questions

NOTE: The Jamaican Consulate Atlanta has no relation to or jurisdiction over the Registrar General’s office in Jamaica. This information is only provided as a service to the public.

Please contact the Registrar General’s office directly for any questions related to your marriage certificate applications.

The first step in obtaining a copy of your marriage certificate is to complete the online marriage certificate application form. You can complete the form on the Registrar General’s Department (R.G.D) website at https://www.rgd.gov.jm/index.php/application-forms

Go to the following section at the bottom of the page and click on the “Apply Now” button:


Once you have completed the form correctly, click “Submit Application” located directly under the Marriage Certificate Application Form.

You can get the latest application fees here:

https://www.rgd.gov.jm/index.php/products-and-service/prices

You can contact the Registrar General’s office directly at:

Address:Twickenham Park, St. Catherine
Telephone:876-749-0550
876-619-1260
Email:information@rgd.gov.jm

  • Colm Mc Grory says:

    I got married in runaway bay, I’m a typical man and forgot all of the details apart from my name and wife’s name…

  • David says:

    Is marriages public records if so how and where can I search to see if my fiance was married in Jamaica

    • heather graham Nicholas says:

      I need my marriage certificate urgently i do not remember the marriage officer information please instruct me on what to do

  • patricia murray says:

    I submitted an application for a copy of my marriage certificate since April 29/2020. I made my payment online. Tracking # 080602903228. I need your help please, thank you.
    God bless you.

  • Sandy says:

    I applied and sent the fee 2 months ago to get my marriage certificate and still haven’t got iit

    • Marda Gordon-Martin says:

      I submitted an application for a copy of my marriage certificate but was unable to make the payment online. What should I do.I need this document urgently ref# 0806-0 290-7441

  • Douglas Lawson says:

    Trying to find out where the marriage certificate I ordered on line on the 16th of March. The file number is #0806-0290-0394. I am awaiting this to get a visa application processed.

    Thanks

    Doug

  • Dexter A Alexander says:

    Hello i got married in jamaica 2004 and lost my marriage Certificate and need to get a copy. I now live in the U.S. where can i get a copy

  • Anita says:

    My ex is trying to say I was married in Jamaica to someone in order not to pay spousal support in US…how can I prove I was never married in Jamaica?

  • Marjorie Robinson says:

    What is the turn around time and cost for birth, marriage and divorce documentation. from Jamaica

    • admin says:

      We have no idea. Please contact the Registrar General’s office in Jamaica using the contact information in the above comments. We have no connection to that office.

  • Steven Zenczuk says:

    Hi, I filled the form in the other day but haven’t heard anything back yet. Can you please let me know if you’ve received my form.

    Regards

    Mr Zenczuk

    • admin says:

      Hi:

      We do not have anything to do with the Registrar General’s office. You will have to contact them directly. See contact info in the Frequently asked questions.

  • Robert Carroll says:

    In the section labeled “Don’t know your marriage officer’s name?” The CLICK HERE button does not work.

    What steps can I take, since I am not able to call Jamaica on my phone?

  • Nicole Muir says:

    Good Afternoon, that link to get the Pastors name does not work I have been trying since last week.

    • admin says:

      Hi Nicole:

      Please contact the Registrar General’s office directly at 876-619-1260. We are not affiliated with them so we cannot assist you in this matter.

  • Delroy watson says:

    Hello my name is Delroy

    Can you tell me how many copy of birth certificate am I allowed to have
    And also can my power of attorney apply and obtain marriage and birth certificate on my behalf.

    • Richard says:

      I Am presently living overseas, got married 2009 in Jamaica but I can’t find my marriage certificate, how can I go about getting a new one

    • admin says:

      Hello Delroy:

      The Jamaican Consulate in Atlanta does not handle any matters concerning the issuance of Jamaican marriage or birth certificates. These matters are only handled by the Registrar General’s Office in Jamaica. Please contact them directly at 876-619-1260 regarding Marriage or Birth Certificate matters.

      Sincerely,
      Jamaican Consulate Atlanta

  • Nicola says:

    I ordered duplicate marriage certificate on 3rd September which stayed up to 30 days for delivery to UK. This has not arrived please can you advise when I can expect delivery

    • admin says:

      Hello Nicola:

      We do not have anything to do with the issuance of marriage certificates. Also, our jurisdiction only covers the state of Georgia. Please contact the Registrar General’s Office in Jamaica at 876-619-1260 regarding Marriage or Birth Certificate matters.

      Sincerely,
      Jamaican Consulate Atlanta

  • Marissa says:

    Hello, I have tried twice to submit a request for a copy of my marriage license and have not gotten any response. I have filled the online form out twice. What else can I do?

    • Ray burns says:

      Trying to search marriage certificate no luck can someone help plz it wont allow me to apply and search

    • admin says:

      Hi Marissa:

      Please try calling the Registrar General’s office in Jamaica. Sorry, we do not handle birth certificate matters at the Consulate.

  • Alison crowe says:

    Hi, I am trying to get a copy of my marriage certificate but I do not know the name of the lovely man that married us so I can’t complete the form on line.

    We were married in Montego Bay on the 12/11/14 and were only there for the day as we were on a cruise. My name is alison crowe (Lomas) and his name is John Crowe .

    Can you please let me know how I can find this information out,
    Many thanks

    • Julene says:

      Alison try calling again yo make sure you are legally married because u need to be in the country at least 24 hours to legally marry in Jamaica. Also if you have the certificate his name should be there

      • Saneasha Byfield says:

        Hello i am not in Jamaica and would like to get a copy of my marriage certificate. If i apply online can i make someone bring the money there to pay it

      • My husband and I were married in Jamaica and he passed away in December 2019. I have a filed for spousal Social Security and have been denied because I do not have the original marriage certificate. How do I get an original. The one I have is certified to be a true copy of original record.

    • admin says:

      Hi Allison:

      Thanks for your question.

      If you scroll to the bottom of the “Marriage Certificate” section on the Registrar General’s website you will see a section labeled “Don’t know your marriage officer’s name – Click Here”

      Click on the button and follow the instructions.

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