ORS 106.165
Form of commemorative marriage certificate

  • preparation
  • rules


The county clerk shall prescribe a standard form of a commemorative marriage certificate to be issued by the county clerk and kept by the married couple. The certificate must contain the names and addresses of the parties and of at least two witnesses, the date and place of the marriage, the signature of the person who solemnized the marriage, the date of the marriage license and the name of the county clerk who issued the license.


The commemorative marriage certificate must contain the following wording in legible font type: “This is a commemorative certificate. This certificate is not the legal marriage record.”


The commemorative marriage certificate shall be of such size and appearance as to emphasize the importance of the event. [1975 c.277 §§1,2; 2001 c.501 §6; 2007 c.703 §5]
Note: 106.165 (Form of commemorative marriage certificate) was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 106 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Source: Section 106.165 — Form of commemorative marriage certificate; preparation; rules, https://www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/bills_laws/ors/ors106.­html.

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