Austria - Obtain Marriage Certificate
- 1 Procedure
- 2 Required Documents
- 3 Office Locations & Contacts
- 4 Eligibility
- 5 Fees
- 6 Validity
- 7 Documents to Use
- 8 Sample Documents
- 9 Processing Time
- 10 Related Videos
- 11 Instructions
- 12 Required Information
- 13 Need for the Document
- 14 Information which might help
- 15 Other uses of the Document/Certificate
- 16 External Links
- 17 Others
- Where can you obtain a copy of a marriage certificate will depend on when the marriage occurred.
- Request to obtain a copy of the marriage certificate or the international marriage certificate must be submitted to the competent authority.
- You may submit your request in person, in writing or electronically (using your citizen's card).
- For requests submitted in person, the marriage certificate is usually issued immediately .
- If you are outside Austria: You may go to an Austrian diplomatic mission or the Austrian Ministry for European and International Affairs, they will help you process your request to obtain a copy of a marriage certificate.
Requests submitted in person:
- Valid photo identification
- Possibly evidence for substantiation of a legal interest
Office Locations & Contacts
To search for a registry office: Link
Statutory Cities: Link
To search for Registry Offices in Municipalities: Link
Vienna Registry Office
20, Dresdner Strae 93
Phone: +43 1 4000-35089
Fax: +43 1 4000-99-35070
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
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Documents to Use
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Competent authority (where can you obtain a copy of a marriage certificate):
- For marriages before 08/01/1938: The rectory of the parish of the wedding location
- For marriages from 08.01.1938 to 31.12.1938: The district administrative authority which has jurisdiction for the wedding location:
In Statutarstdten : the Magistrate
In Vienna: the registry offices in Vienna
- For marriages after 1.1.1939: Civil status office, that is:
The registry office or registry office Association of Municipality
In Statutarstdten : the registry office of the magistrate
In Vienna: the registry offices in Vienna ( MA 26)
- family name of the spouses after marriage
- degrees / professional title
- date and place of birth of spouses
- date and place of marriage
Need for the Document
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Other uses of the Document/Certificate
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