How do I arrange to receive a Wedding Anniversary telegram from the Queen?

Wedding Anniversary telegrams can be arranged for 60th 65th and 70th Wedding Anniversaries.

You can apply to receive a telegram by writing to the Anniversaries Office at Buckingham Palace. You can dowload the Wedding Anniversary Message form to complete and send.

Alternatively telegrams can be arranged through The General Register Office.

Commemorative Marriage certificates for Gold, Silver, Ruby and Diamond anniversary, can be obtained from The General Register Office. Please allow at least 14 working days before delivery is required.


Wedding Anniversary Message - Form to Download|External link


Anniversaries Office
Buckingham Palace
Telephone: 020 7930 4832

General Register Office
Telephone: 0300 123 1837

Please note:

You should apply for a Wedding Anniversary telegram no sooner than three weeks before the date on which it is required, enclosing as 'proof' a birth certificate or a marriage certificate as appropriate.

If the marriage took place abroad, up to six weeks should be allowed.

Last Updated: 21/11/2005