MCCOOK COUNTY ROO
South Dakota Application for a Marriage Record PO BOX 338
SALEM SO 57058
To receive a marriage record you must: 605-425-2701
• Choose an ordering method (see Ordering Methods in the instructions).
• Choose the type of identification that you need (see Identification in the instructions)
• Dete rmine what fees apply to your request (see Fees in the instructions).
• Determine if you meet the eligibility requirements (see Eligibility in the instructions).
"NOTE": If you want to order more than one type of Vital Record (e.g " a birth and marriage record) you need to complet e
Sections 1 and 2 (and Sections 3 or 4 if applicable) on this fQ(m and the Application for Vital Records Addendum.
C CU STOMER'S FULL NAME
T STREET ADDRE SS (if your mailing address is a PO Box, please include your streel address of residence)
M CITY STATE ZIP PHONE NUMBER
I undersland thai by signing Ihis application , the information thatt provide is accurate to the best 01 my knowledge.
Sec tion 2
Today's Cate :
M R GROOM'S FIRST NAME MIDDLE NAME LAST NAME
R a BRIDE'S FI RST NAME MIDDLE NAME LAST NAME PRIOR TO MARRIAGE
G " OF COPIES ($15 per copy) DATE OF MARRIAGE CITY ANDIOR COUNTY OF
TYPE OF COPY RELATIONSHIP . This area musl be completed to receive a certified copy
o Certified o InformatIOnal o Grandparent. grandchild over 18 or Sibling only
o Certified Photostatic o Informational Photostatic o Current Spouse o Guardian 0 Designated Agent (Please complete section 4)
o Parent D Funeral Director, Attorney or Physician
-see Eligibility in the instructions
D Pelsonal 01 Righi
MAIL APPLICANTS ONLY· Applicants who are applying by mail musl aubmit EITHER a clear copy of a
9Overnmen\ issued photo ID that contains the appWcan\'s signature OR submit a notarrzed appliCation.
Subscribed 10 and sworn before me this (date) :
Signature of Notary Public:
My comm ission expires:
DESIG NATED AGENTS ONl V • The individual who is designating an agent to coHeC1lhei( record must
compl ete this section and have their signature notarized.
I, after being duly sworn upon oath.
do here by authorize 10 act as my SEAL
designated agent to obtain certifi ed copies of vital record s.
Signature of person designating an agent:
Subscribed to and sworn before me this (date):
FOR OFFICE USE ONLY
Signature of Nolary Public:
My commission expires:
VITAL RECORD APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
To receive a marriage record you must:
1. Choose an ordering method (see Ordering Methods).
2. Choose the type of identification that you need (see Identification ),
3. Determine what fees apply to your request (see Fees).
4. Determine if you meel the eligibility requirements (see Eligibility) .
~NOTE·: If you are orderin g multiple types of vital record (e.g. , a birth and marriage record) you need to complete
Sections 1 and 2 (and Sections 3 or 4 il applicab~) on this form and the Applica tion for Vital Records Addendum.
Vital Records Requests can be made using the foll owing methods:
• Internet orders al ww,y,vitalchek.com with a credit card. An additional lee or $11.50 for expediled processing
applies if you choose thi s method.
• Telephone orders at (605) 773·4961. An additional fee of $11.50 for e)(pedited processing applies if you
choose this method .
• Mail orders may be sent to MCCOOK COUNTY ROD
Requesls made via ma il must submit a completed application form, the appropriate fees and proof of identily
as described below. Please mail requests to the address listed in the upper right portion o f the South Dakota
Application for a Marriage Record.
• In·Person requests can be processed at any South Dakota county Register of Deeds office or at the Stale Vital
Records Office. Please be ready to provide proof of your identily as outlined below in the Identification section,
pay the appropriale fees and complete Ihis application form.
Apphcanls who are applying by mail muSI EITHER submit a clear copy of a CURRENT governmenl issued pholo
10 thai contains the applicant's signature OR have a nolary public notarize their signature on Section 3 of the
application. No government issued 10? You must send a dear phOIOCOpy of any two of the fallowing:
Social Securily Card Pay stub (musl include your name, sOCial security number
Utility bill with current address and the name and address of the business)
Bank statement with cutTent address Car registration or title with current address
FEES - Payment should be made In the form of a check or money order to MCCOOK COUNTY ROD
Certified or infoonational copy of a Marriage Record or a certified or infQ(mational notification o f
a record searched ............... .. .......... . ........ ................... ... ...... ... .... ...... ........ ..... ..... $15 per record
Expedited processing fee (phone or intemet requests only) .. .. ..... ........ .. ..... ... $11 .50 in addition to $15 per record
By state law, vital records are not open for public inspection. Vital records may be issued in the form of a
certified or an informational copy. Only ce rtain Individuals are elig ible to obtain a certified copy r.:J a vital
record (see below to determine if you quality). Not qualified to receive a certified copy of a vital record? Any
person who submits an application and the applicable fee can obtain an informational copy of a vital record.
The record will be computer generaled, issued on security paper with a raised seal and have Ihe signalure
of the issuing agent. Individuals eligible for a certified copy are the fOllowing:
~ - Someone given the authority by
Current Spouse, Child to obtain a vital record on his or
Paren t Guardian· If guardian, please submit her complete Section 4.
documentation of your legal guardianship. Personal or Properly Right - A right to the record not
Next of Kin · Grandparents, grandchildren over 16 induded in the categories above. Please submit
and siblings only documentation of the right with your application.
Attorneys. Physicians or Funeral Directors acting on
behalf of the family
These copies will be issued on plain paper and contain the slatement 'For Informational Purposes Only. Nollor
Legal Prool of Identiflcalion.' An informationat copy will not contain a raised seal or the Signature of the issuing agent.
Photostatic Copies (Certified or Informational)
This record is a photo copy of the original. These re cords may be requ ested jf the computer generated copy
does not contain the informal ion needed. Generally, these copies are intended for genealogy purposes.
They can be issued certified for legal purposes or informationa l.