Research requests are accepted by mail with payment or by appointment.
To make an appointment, go to the following link:
Research Fee for mailed requests or onsite requests requiring research: $10.00
If you are unable to come in person to the Record Room and/or you need the assistance of Record Room staff to locate documents, you will be charged a $10.00 Research fee.
If certified copy of one page is requested, $10.00 for the process and certified copy.
If more than one page is requested, $10.00 for the process and $1.00 per page
Exemplified Copies: $15 for the process and $1.00 per page
Uncertified Copies: $1.00 per page
Forms of Payment: Mailed in requests must be accompanied with a money order or cashier's check. For customers on site, Probate Court accepts credit cards, debit cards, cash, money orders or cashier's checks. Probate Court does not accept personal checks for research or copies of records. Probate Court does not accept American Express.
Please note: Effective August 1, 2022, there will be a 4.5% convenience fee assessed for any credit/ debit transaction.
All fees are nonrefundable.
To obtain a copy of your marriage documents:
Probate Court of Chatham County
133 Montgomery Street, Room 509
Savannah, Georgia 31401
If you have any further questions specific to research or records, please call (912) 652-7264 (Option 1)