Have a U.S. Flag Flown Over the Nation's Capitol to Commemorate a Special Occasion!

My Washington, D.C. office is happy to assist any Alabamian in purchasing a U.S. Flag to be flown over our nation's Capitol. All flags come with a certificate to commemorate the day on which the flag was flown. Should you wish to dedicate the flag to a special individual for a special occasion, simply submit that information, including the name of the individual or group, the occasion, with your online request or along with a money order made payable to the Keeper of Stationery for one of the amounts listed below. In making your requests, please submit the order at least four weeks prior to the date when you would like to have the flag flown, and allow at least four to six weeks for delivery. 

To order a flag online,  please visit: pay online at pay.gov.

To send a flag request in the mail to my office, please fill out the form below. 


Contact information
Name of Contact Person:
City: State:
Zip Code:
Phone Number:
Make all checks payable to: Keeper of the Stationery
Mail checks to:
Senator Richard Shelby
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510
Attn: Flag Coordinator
Prices INCLUDE Shipping, Flying, & Certification
Size Material Unit Price Qty
3' x 5' Cotton $33.80
3' x 5' Nylon $32.80
4' x 6' Nylon $36.80
5' x 8' Cotton $46.80
5' x 8' Nylon $45.80
    Total: $0.00
Each flag will be accompanied with a certificate signed by the Architect of the Capitol certifying the date that the flag was flown over the United States Capitol and listing the name of the person/persons or organization for whom the flag was purchased. Please provide the following information, as applicable, so that we can include the appropriate information on the flag certificate.
1. Name of the person/organization as you want it to appear on the certificate:
2. If the flag is being flown to commemorate a special occasion, such as a retirement, graduation, anniversary, or birthday and if you want that occasion mentioned in the flag certificate, please list that occasion here:
3. If you want the flag flown over the Capitol on a specific date, please designate that date here (Date must be between 7 and 45 days from today):
If you want the flag to be mailed to an address other than the address of the contact person listed above, please provide the following information:
City: State:
Zip Code:
Normal processing time for flags flown over the Capitol is 4 to 6 weeks. All prices listed are at cost, and no profit is incurred.