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Royal Anniversary Messages

Royal Congratulatory Messages

Her Majesty (HM) The Queen sends congratulatory messages for 60th, 65th, 70th wedding anniversaries and every year thereafter, and for 100th, 105th birthday celebrants, and every year thereafter.

Wedding Anniversary Messages

Online applications for wedding anniversaries may be made through the National Records of Scotland (NRS) using the forms below (no earlier than 4 weeks before the event). We will verify the details using our records and pass the information directly to Buckingham Palace.

Wedding Anniversary Messages Request Form

Your online request will generate an automatic acknowledgement email to your inbox. If you do not receive it, check your spam filter, or contact us on 0131 314 4488.

Wedding Anniversary Messages - points to remember

  • The wedding must have taken place in Scotland, and the couple must still be resident in the UK, for NRS to be able to process your request.
  • Notify us of a wedding anniversary no earlier than 4 weeks before the event.
  • Should you wish a personal visit from the Lord-Lieutenant (or his/her representative) on the day of the anniversary, please make direct contact with the Clerk to the Lieutenancy as detailed in the attached list of Lord-Lieutenants. (89 KB) (PDF)

  • For more information on Royal Anniversary Messages see the Frequently Asked Questions section of the Buckingham Palace website. 

Birthday Messages

The Department for Work and Pensions organise birthday messages. Celebrants who are in receipt of a state pension should automatically receive a message from HM The Queen.

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Page last updated: 7 April 2014

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