Birthdays and Anniversaries


Every year cards are sent on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen to people celebrating significant birthdays and wedding anniversaries.

Cards must be requested and are for those celebrating their 100th and 105th birthday and every year thereafter, and to those celebrating their diamond wedding (60th), 65th, 70th wedding anniversaries and every year thereafter.


How to apply


Requested are made direct to the Anniversaries Secretary at Buckingham Palace and at their application website.


The requests should be made at least three weeks before the celebration date. There is no charge for such messages.