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City of Knoxville Proclamation / Certificate Policy
Proclamation/Certificate Online Form
Use this to submit form online
Proclamation/Certificate PDF Form
Use this to print form, fill out and send via postal mail to City of Knoxville, Mayor's Office, P.O. Box 1631, Knoxville, TN 37902
Proclamation Examples [PDF]
Certificate Example [PDF]
If you have any questions please call 865-215-2040 or contact proclamations@cityofknoxville.org.
The City of Knoxville will issue a proclamation or certificate at its discretion and will have final approval of the contents.

All proclamation/certificate requests must be directed to the Mayor's office for approval at least 7 days prior to the proposed date for the proclamation/certificate.

Proclamations will not be issued for:

  • An event not taking place in Knox County
  • Deceased persons, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, retirements, or family reunions
  • Campaigns intended for profit-making purposes or business anniversaries of less than 50 years

    You will be notified whether your request has been approved denied. The Mayor will make the final decision on whether a proclamation/certificate is issued.

    How to request a Proclamation or Certificate:

    To make a request online CLICK HERE or on the Proclamation/Certificate Online Form link above. Complete the form by filling all of the fields and then press SUBMIT.

    To download a request form that can be printed and filled out by hand, please CLICK HERE or on the Proclamation/Certificate PDF Form link above. Print the form, fill it out and mail it to:

    City of Knoxville
    Mayor's Office
    P.O. Box 1631
    Knoxville, TN 37901

    Or you can print the form, fill it out and fax it to: 865-215-2085.

    If you have any questions please contact proclamations@cityofknoxville.org or call 865-215-2040.






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