New Mexico Marriage Records

Enter a first and/or last name to search New Mexico marriage records. This website was created to provide genealogists with access to the New Mexico marriage records from a single place. Additional information on how to obtain New Mexico marriage certificates is available below.

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New Mexico marriage records

Marriage records contain information about the marriage of two people, including the date of marriage, place of marriage, sometimes the names of the mothers and fathers, and even the people who witnessed the marriage. Marriage certificates issued by state and local governments will often include the place of residences, and perhaps even the maiden names of the mothers.

This webpage gives you access to all of the online databases containing New Mexico marriage records, New Mexico marriage licenses, New Mexico marriage indexes, New Mexico marriage announcements, and other related New Mexico genealogy records.

Marriage records have long been used to help with genealogy research. They are considered to be "primary source" records, because the information is recorded by an eye witness, at the time the marriage takes place. The Internet has allowed people to store marriage records into various online archives. This has brought access to online marriage records much more easier for genealogy researchers.

Newspapers frequently publish notices of marriages, and in addition to marriage certificates, are a popular source of research by genealogists.

On this page you will find the most comprehensive databases containing marriage records of New Mexico. We also suggest searching for "New Mexico marriage records" using, which will yield all such databases.

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How to Obtain New Mexico Marriage Certificates

Statewide vital records registration officially began in 1920, although there are some records as early as 1889. Births and deaths are now housed at the Bureau of Vital Records, while marriages have always been the responsibility of the county clerk.

For birth and death records from 1889 to the present, write:

New Mexico Department of Health
Bureau of Vital Records & Health Statistics
1190 St. Francis Drive
P.O. Box 26110
Santa Fe, NM 87504-6110

For marriage records, write to the clerk of the county in question.

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