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Below are the most common questions we have received over the years. If you have a question that is not addressed here or elsewhere on our site, please contact us. We will respond to your inquiry within 24-48 hours.

AMERICAN MARRIAGE MINISTRIES

  1. Is American Marriage Ministries a Legal Church?
  2. What are American Marriage Ministries Beliefs?

AMM ORDINATIONS

  1. Are Your Online Ordinations Legal?
  2. Are Your Online Ordinations Valid In My State?
  3. Can I Perform Other Ceremonies Such as Baptisms and Funerals?
  4. Can I Provide Premarital Counseling or Education?
  5. Does an online church need to be a 501(c)3 recognized organization for the ordination to be valid?
  6. Does Your Ordination Expire?
  7. How Do I Become Ordained Online?
  8. How Do I Get Ordained Online?
  9. How Long Does it Take to Get Ordained Online?
  10. How Much Does Your Online Ordination Cost?
  11. Is American Marriage Ministries Legally Valid in Tennessee?
  12. I saw this website saying you may not be legal. What is that about?
  13. What Does it Take to Become an Ordained Minister?
  14. What is American Marriage Ministries’ stance on vaccine mandates and religious exemptions?
  15. What is My Title Once I Get Ordained Online?
  16. Will Getting Ordained as a Minister Affect My Taxes?

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MARRIAGE LICENSE

  1. Does the Officiant Have to Return the Marriage License?
  2. What do I do with the marriage license after the Wedding?
  3. Which address should I write on the marriage license?

MY MINISTER ACCOUNT

  1. Can I Print My Ordination Certificate From The Website?
  2. How do I deactivate my account?
  3. How Do I Manage My Privacy Settings?
  4. What is My Minister ID, and Where Can I Find It?

OFFICIATING WEDDING CEREMONIES

  1. Can I Legally Officiate Weddings as an AMM Minister?
  2. Can I officiate remote weddings over the internet without being present at the ceremony?
  3. Can I Officiate Weddings in Another Country?
  4. Can I Officiate Weddings in Other States?
  5. Can I Perform Same-Sex Marriage?
  6. Can I perform weddings in North Carolina as an American Marriage Ministries Minister?
  7. Does a wedding ceremony have legal wording requirements?
  8. Do I need to register with the government before performing a marriage?
  9. How Do I Know The Wedding I Officiate Will Be Legal?
  10. I am not a U.S. citizen. Can I officiate weddings in the U.S.?
  11. Is There a Legally Prescribed Place to Officiate a Wedding?
  12. What Does an Officiant Say at a Wedding?
  13. What Do I Say When Officiating the Wedding?
  14. What is a Marriage Officiant?

PREGUNTAS EN ESPAÑOL

  1. ¿Cuál es mi Título una vez que me he Ordenado como Ministro en Línea?
  2. ¿Cuánto cuesta hacerse Oficiante?
  3. ¿Cuánto Cuesta su Ordenación en Línea?
  4. ¿Cuánto tiempo se requiere para hacerse un Oficiante?
  5. ¿Cuánto Tiempo se Requiere para Ordenarse en Línea?
  6. ¿Puedo Oficiar Bodas en Otros Estados?
  7. ¿TIENE TU ORDENACIÓN UN TIEMPO DE VENCIMIENTO?

PRODUCTS & ORDERS

  1. Can I Bill and Ship to Separate Addresses?
  2. Can I Place an Order by mail or Over the Phone?
  3. Can Someone Else Pay for My Order?
  4. How to Replace a Lost or Damaged AMM Ordination Certificate
  5. How Will I Know My Order Was Placed?
  6. I Need My Ordination Certificate!
  7. Is My Payment Secure?
  8. What is the Expiration Date on my Letter of Good Standing for?
  9. What Is Your Return Policy?
  10. What Kind of Shipping Options Do You Offer?
  11. What Payment Methods Do you Accept?
  12. Which State Should I Select When Ordering My Minister Ordination Package?
  13. Why Is My Order Not Going Through?
  14. Will I Be Charged Sales Tax?

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