Louisiana Marriage Laws
§227 - Certified copy unavailable; other proof
A. If no birth certificate is on file for an applicant, a letter signed by the proper registration authority, under his raised seal or stamp, must be submitted in lieu of a birth certificate. The letter must state that a thorough search was made and that no birth record was located for the applicant. B. The officer issuing the marriage license may demand other proof of birth facts.◀︎ Back to Louisiana Marriage Laws ︎︎︎︎︎◀︎ Back to Marriage Laws Home
Acts 1987, No. 886, §3, eff. Jan. 1, 1988.