5 Steps To Officiating Weddings in Washington DC
The 5 pages below walk you step-by-step through everything you need to know to legally officiate weddings in Washington DC.
1. GET ORDAINED
Become an Ordained Minister to perform marriage in Washington DC. American Marriage Ministries' Free Online Ordination gives you the legal authority to officiate weddings in Washington DC.
2. OFFICIANT REGISTRATION
All Wedding Officiants in Washington DC are required to register with the Government.
Learn more about your right to Officiate a Wedding in Washington DC.
3. PREPARE FOR THE CEREMONY
Take advantage of our step-by-step guidance for everything you need to write a wedding ceremony script and practice to perfection.
4. OFFICIATE THE WEDDING
On the wedding day, your legal role as the officiant is to officiate the ceremony and complete the Washington DC marriage license with the couple and any required witnesses.
5. RECORD YOUR WEDDING WITH AMM
Now that the wedding has been performed, make sure to take care of any follow-up duties that may be asked of you in Washington DC.
American Marriage Ministries is an IRS Certified 501c3 Non-Profit with the Mission to Ordain People to Perform Marriage. To learn more about American Marriage Ministries, check out our About Us page. Check out our blog to stay up-to-date with happenings at AMM and get the latest advice from seasoned wedding officiants.