Marriage Certificates

We have marriage certificates for individuals that obtained their marriage license in Rutherford County. Our marriage records start with the year 1867 and go through the present. 
 
The following individuals can obtain a certified copy: yourself, spouse, father, mother, grandparent, step-parent, brother, sister, child, stepchild, grandchild, great grandparent, great grandchild, authorized agent, attorney and legal representative. You must show driver's license or picture identification to obtain a certified copy. 

To request a copy of a vital record online click the link below:

https://rutherfordrod.permitium.com/

You may obtain a certified copy of a marriage certificate through the mail by submitting a letter to the Register of Deeds office or completing the application provided here:
Application for Certified Copy of Rutherford County Vital Record

MUST INCLUDE A COPY OF YOUR DRIVER'S LICENSE OR PHOTO ID

Mail requests to:

Register of Deeds
PO Box 551
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

The fee is $10.00 check or money order made payable to Register of Deeds. You may provide a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of the marriage certificate or it will be mailed to the address you provide on your request.  

Anyone can obtain a photocopy of a vital record through the mail and the cost is $1.00.