There are a number of anniversaries for which Her Majesty has made it known that she will be happy to send a message of congratulations.
- A 100th Birthday
- A 105th Birthday and each Birthday thereafter
- A 60th Wedding Anniversary
- A 65th Wedding Anniversary
- A 70th Wedding Anniversary and each Anniversary thereafter
Cards from HM The Queen containing a congratulatory message can be sent to individuals celebrating their 100th and 105th birthday and every year thereafter. This card is contained in a special envelope, which is delivered through the normal postal channels.
The delivery of these congratulatory messages is arranged by the Anniversaries Office within the Private Secretary’s Office in the Royal Household located at Buckingham Palace.
In order to request a congratulatory message from Her Majesty The Queen, friends or family must complete download and complete an application form from www.royal.uk. Please return it to the Anniversaries Office, Buckingham Palace, London SW1A 1AA no sooner than three weeks before the celebration date. It is possible to receive a belated message up to six months after the event. The Anniversaries Office will write to confirm that the application has been received and approved
In order to process wedding anniversary requests a form has to be completed (it is available from the Civic and Lord-Lieutenant’s Officer) and a copy of the Marriage Certificate will be required.
Please contact the Civic and Lord-Lieutenant’s Officer, Rachel Wallis, on 01522 552111 for more information and to discuss the process.