Please allow three weeks for processing your request.
Certificates are provided by the Governor's office as a courtesy to Tennessee residents. These public service documents are strictly honorary and are not legally binding.
Requests will be accepted no more than 6 months in advance and no less than three weeks before the certificate is needed. The certificate will not be issued more than 3 months in advance. Please note that the Governor's office reserves the right to decline any request for a certificate.