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Officiant Registration by State

As an AMM marriage officiant you are able to perform marriage anywhere in the US. The list below highlights the States where officiant registration is required and what government office registers officiants. Click on a state for more information.



Alabama

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Alaska

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Arizona

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Arkansas

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? Yes

Registration Office: County Clerk

Approximate Cost: $50

Registration Difficulty: Easy

Processing Time: Up To 30 Days

California

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Colorado

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Connecticut

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Delaware

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? Yes

Registration Office: Clerk of the Peace

Approximate Cost: $50

Registration Difficulty: Easy

Processing Time: Up To 30 Days

District of Columbia

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? Yes

Registration Office: Marriage Bureau

Approximate Cost: $45

Registration Difficulty: Easy

Processing Time: Up To 30 Days

Florida

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Georgia

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Hawaii

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? Yes

Registration Office: Department of Health Vital Records Office

Approximate Cost: $10

Registration Difficulty: Easy

Processing Time: Up To 14 Days

Idaho

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Illinois

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Indiana

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Iowa

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Kansas

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Kentucky

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Louisiana

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? Yes

Registration Office: Parish Clerk of Court

Approximate Cost: $50

Registration Difficulty: Easy

Processing Time: Up To 30 Days

Maine

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Maryland

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Massachusetts

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? Yes

Registration Office: Secretary of the Commonwealth

Approximate Cost: $50

Registration Difficulty: Easy

Processing Time: 2 - 4 Weeks

Michigan

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Minnesota

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? Yes

Registration Office: Local County Registrar

Approximate Cost: $50

Registration Difficulty: Easy

Processing Time: Up To 30 Days

Mississippi

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Missouri

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Montana

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Nebraska

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Nevada

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? Yes

Registration Office: County Clerk

Approximate Cost: $25 - $100

Registration Difficulty: Difficult

Processing Time: 4 - 6 Weeks

New Hampshire

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? Yes

Registration Office: Secretary of State

Approximate Cost: $25

Registration Difficulty: Easy

Processing Time: Up To 14 Days

New Jersey

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

New Mexico

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

New York

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? Yes

Registration Office: New York City Clerk Marriage Bureau

Approximate Cost: $15

Registration Difficulty: Easy

Processing Time: Same Day

North Carolina

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

North Dakota

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Ohio

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? Yes

Registration Office: Secretary of State

Approximate Cost: $10

Registration Difficulty: Easy

Processing Time: 2 - 3 Days

Oklahoma

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? Yes

Registration Office: Local County Clerk

Approximate Cost: $50

Registration Difficulty: Easy

Processing Time: Up To 30 Days

Oregon

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Pennsylvania

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Puerto Rico

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? Yes

Registration Office: Demographic Registry Office

Approximate Cost: $25

Registration Difficulty: Difficult

Processing Time: Same Day

Rhode Island

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

South Carolina

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

South Dakota

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Tennessee

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Texas

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

US Virgin Islands

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Utah

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Vermont

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? Yes

Registration Office: Vermont Judiciary

Approximate Cost: $100

Registration Difficulty: Easy

Processing Time: Up To 7 Days

Virginia

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? Yes

Registration Office: Superior Court

Approximate Cost: $50

Registration Difficulty: Difficult

Processing Time: Depends on County

Washington

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

West Virginia

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? Yes

Registration Office: Secretary of State

Approximate Cost: $25

Registration Difficulty: Easy

Processing Time: Up To 7 Days

Wisconsin

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

Wyoming

Are Online Ordination Legal? Yes

Is Officiant Registration Required? No

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