Anniversary and birthday messages

Lord Lieutenant web pages

Some information on the Lord Lieutenant pages may be out of date following the death of HM The Queen. 

Each year, thousands of birthday and wedding anniversary cards are sent on behalf of HM The King to people celebrating significant birthdays and wedding anniversaries.

Cards are sent to those celebrating their 100th and 105th birthday and to couples who reach their diamond (60th), 65th and 70th wedding anniversaries, and every year thereafter. It is also possible to receive a belated message up to six months after the event.

To request a greetings card please visit the Buckingham Palace website where an application form can be downloaded and further detail is provided on the process.

Greeting cards are sent direct from HM The King. Although if you wish to make it a more memorable occasion please contact the Lieutenancy Office to arrange to have the card personally presented by a Deputy Lieutenant.

Lieutenancy Office:

Nicola Harrison
Assistant Clerk to the Lieutenancy
Cumbria House
107-117 Botchergate

Tel: 01228 221722        E-mail: