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Get ordained online and start officiating weddings right away! Wedding officiants perform an important role, joining couples in marriage and signing marriage documents. Our ordination empowers you to step into this powerful role, complete with legal documents to verify your position, free online training, and all the help and guidance you need to create powerful and memorable moments for friends, family, and your community. Get ordained with American Marriage Ministries and become the person that couples rely on to officiate on their big day!

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1,310,296AMM MINISTERS

WHAT WE BELIEVE

1. All people, regardless of race, gender, or sexual orientation, have the right to marry.

2. It is the right of every couple to choose who will solemnize their marriage.

3. All people have the right to solemnize marriage.

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1. GET ORDAINED WITH AMM

American Marriage Ministries is a Certified IRS 501c3 Non-Denominational Church where you can get ordained online for free to perform marriage.

Our online ordination is fast, free, and the choice of over 1,310,296 people to get ordained to officiate weddings.

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2. STATE MINISTER REGISTRATION

Beyond ordination, you may have to register with the State government as a wedding officiant before conducting a wedding.

Our database of State minister registration requirements covers everything you need to know to register as a wedding officiant anywhere in the United States.

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3. WEDDING MINISTER TRAINING

Officiating your first wedding? Check out our officiant training resources to learn everything you need to know to officiate with confidence.

You will discover that performing marriage, especially for a friend or family member, is an incredibly rewarding and memorable experience!

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GET ORDAINED ONLINE FAQ

How much is it to get ordained online?

You can get ordained online for free with American Marriage Ministries, with no strings attached! While you may need to purchase documents to show your local county clerks when you register as an officiant, our ordination is free, and is all that's required in most states. So, ordination is free, but check to see what documents you need before you officiate a wedding.

How long does it take to get ordained online?

You can get ordained in less than a minute using American Marriage Ministries online ordination application. The process requires you to fill in your details, and agree to the terms of service. This usually only takes about a minute.

If I get ordained in one State am I still ordained if I officiate a wedding in another State?

Your ordination is valid regardless of where you live, either currently or at the time of your ordination. Our ordination is valid in all 50 states and territories. It is important to note that some states have additional requirements for officiants, so make sure you meet the registration requirements of the state where you will be performing the wedding.

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American Marriage Ministries is a nationally recognized church. We are incorporated in states across the country to ensure that your ordination meets both national and local requirements regardless of where you are performing a wedding ceremony. Check out our registration documents for more details, and find out what the ordination and registration requirements are for your state.



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ORDAINED MINISTER REGISTRATION BY STATE

Each State has its own laws on whether you need to register with the local government to officiate a wedding after you get ordained. Below are the States and Territories requiring ordained ministers to register with a government office before performing marriage.

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Government Registration Guarantee

Get hardcopies of documents and credentials that prove your standing as an Ordained Minister. In addition to wedding training materials and important forms, all our packages include your Official Ordination Certificate, Letter of Good Standing, and Minister's Manual. Premium packages include our AMM Wedding Stole, our definitive book on performing marriage, "Asked to Officiate", and much more.

We're a non-profit, and rely on your support. The proceeds from your order fund our Charitable Activities and help pay for Advocacy efforts on behalf of our ministers in states like Virginia where the fight for marriage equality is ongoing.


AMM Minister Ordination Package

MINISTER ORDINATION PACKAGE

Our most popular package. Your Minister Ordination Package contains your Ordination Certificate, Letter of Good Standing, Minister's Manual, and more!

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AMM Signature Wedding Officiant Package

SIGNATURE WEDDING OFFICIANT PACKAGE

Our premium officiant package. Contains everything in the minister ordination package as well as our officiant training book, "Asked to Officiate", and your AMM Wedding Stole.

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AMM Will You Marry Us? Gift Box

WILL YOU MARRY US GIFT PACKAGE

Attention Couples! Order the "Will You Marry Us" package as a gift for your wedding officiant. This package has everything your officiant will need to officiate your wedding with confidence.

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THE AMM WEDDING HELPER


Planning a wedding ceremony is complicated. Get organized. Registering your wedding only takes a few seconds and lets you:


  • Create and share customized wedding scripts.
  • Get ready to officiate with quizzes and training tools.
  • Keep a record of weddings you have officiated and share your experiences and pictures with other ministers.

WHY SHOULD I GET ORDAINED WITH AMM?


"We believe that everyone has the right to marry and that it is the right of the couple to choose who solemnizes their marriage. Our mission is to guarantee you this right."

American Marriage Ministries is a 501c3 non-profit church that advocates on behalf of ministers and couples' rights. We were incorporated on July 4th of 2009 with the mission of securing the rights of all people to celebrate marriages that reflect their values and beliefs. Over 1,310,296 people across the United States have joined AMM as ordained ministers to officiate weddings for friends and family!

GET ORDAINED
WITH AMM

Become a Wedding Officiant with Our Free Online Ordination!