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Personal Document Services

The Clerk of Court’s office is an agent for the Louisiana Vital Records Registry.


* Marriage License applications will be available for St. Tammany Parish residents only and by appointment only at 985-809-8745, 8:30 a.m – 12:00 p.m Monday – Friday
* Birth & Death records can be obtained by mail or online from Louisiana Vital Records at 504-593-5100 or


In this department, the public may:

  • Apply for a new Louisiana Marriage License
    • Monday – Friday from 8:30a.m. – 4:00p.m.  No Appointment Required
    • Marriage ceremonies may be performed in any Louisiana Parish; however, the marriage license will be recorded in St. Tammany Parish
  • Obtain certified copies of the following:
    • Marriage Licenses recorded in St. Tammany Parish
    • Louisiana Birth Certificates* and/or Birth Cards**
    • Louisiana Death Certificates from July 9, 2012 to present
  • File a Clergyman Affidavit

*Individuals born before 1983, who have not purchased a copy of their birth record within the last 10 years, are encouraged to arrive prior to 4:00 pm to allow time for Louisiana Vital Records to update the record.  Birth Records may not be available during closures of the New Orleans Vital Records Office (504) 593-5100.

**Birth Cards may only be purchased at the same time as a Birth Certificate

St. Tammany Parish Justice of the Peace Directory

Department Information

(985) 809-8745

Justice Center
701 N. Columbia Street, Covington, LA
Ground Level