Siskiyou County, California

Marriage License and Minister Licensing Information

Where to file for a marriage license and minister licensing requirements in Siskiyou County, California.

For the Couple

The following information is for couples who want to file for their marriage license in Siskiyou County, California

Marriage License Info

Cost: $50-80

Waiting Period: None

Expiration: 90 Days

Return: 10 Days from Wedding

Marriage License Issuing Office

Siskiyou County Clerk
510 N. Main Street
Yreka, CA 96097

Phone: 530-842-8084
Hours: 9 AM - 4 PM M - F
Official Website - Google Maps - Goverment Office Information

For the Minister

The following information is for AMM ministers who want to know what the minister licensing requirements are in Siskiyou County, California

Minister Licensing Summary

Minister Licensing Requirements: No Minister Registration Required

Minimum Minimum Age: 18 Years

Minister's Residency: Irrelevant

Same Sex Marriage Recognized: Yes

Minister Licensing Office

Minister registration is not required, however if you have questions or concerns, you can contact the County office responsible for issuing the marriage license to the couple.

Minister Licensing Steps

In California, no laws exist requiring ministers to register with any government office in order to perform marriage, though all wedding officiants must be at least 18 years of age. Same-sex marriages are recognized in California.

The only step you need to take to have authority to perform marriage is to become an AMM Minister. You do not need prior ministerial experience.

If you would like to confirm for yourself that you do not need to register with the California State government, you can contact the local Siskiyou County Clerk office's where the couple will apply for their marriage license:

Siskiyou County Clerk
510 N. Main Street
Yreka, CA 96097

Phone: 530-842-8084
Hours: 9 AM - 4 PM M - F
Official Website - Google Maps - Goverment Office Information

Please be aware that non-attorney government workers are prohibited from giving legal advice. If you ask about legal issues, you will likely receive indirect answers. Regarding your rights as an AMM Minister, the most important question to ask is "I am a minister. If I officiate a wedding and the marriage license is been properly completed and returned within the timeframe specified by the State, will you dutifully record the license?".

Though not required, we encourage you to order a Minister Licensing Package. The Minister Licensing Package includes documentation of your ordination, materials to aid you in performing marriage, and an AMM Minister's manual. AMM is supported soley through the sale of books and packages.

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