To request a greeting from the President for a birthday (for persons 80 years of age or over) or a wedding anniversary (50 years of marriage or more), fill out the form below. Presidential Greetings are also available upon achievement of the Eagle Scout or the Girl Scout Gold Award. Please provide at least six weeks advance notice. For questions, please contact Tia Bogeljic at or call (202) 225-2645.

Please review these guidelines carefully before sending your request:

U.S. CITIZENS ONLY: The White House will send greetings to United States citizens only, for special occasions as outlined below.

ADVANCE NOTICE REQUIRED: Your request must be received six (6) weeks in advance of the event date. We make every effort to honor every request, but we cannot guarantee a greeting if this guideline is not met. (Greetings are generally not sent after the event date, except for wedding congratulations and newborn acknowledgments.)

ANNIVERSARY GREETINGS: Anniversary greetings are extended only to those couples who are celebrating their 50th (and subsequent) wedding anniversary.

BIRTHDAY GREETINGS: Birthday greetings will be sent only to individuals 80 years of age and above.

OTHER GREETINGS: A limited number of special occasions other than birthdays and anniversaries exist for which the Greetings Office will send appropriate recognition to United States citizens. These occasions include important events such as:

  • Wedding (send your request after the event)
  • Baby's Birth (must be born during the President's Administration; send request only after baby's birth)
  • Eagle Scout Award
  • Girl Scout Gold Award
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvah or equivalent occasion

WHEN TO EXPECT YOUR GREETING: In most cases, greetings will be mailed from the White House approximately ten (10) days prior to the event.

Please complete the form below to submit your request:

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