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How To Become a Marriage Officiant in Louisiana
The 5 pages below walk you step-by-step through the entire process to officiate weddings in Louisiana.
1. GET ORDAINED
Become an Ordained Minister to perform marriage in Louisiana. American Marriage Ministries' Free Online Ordination gives you the legal authority to officiate weddings in Louisiana.
How To Get Ordained In Louisiana
2. REGISTER AS A WEDDING OFFICIANT
All Wedding Officiants in Louisiana are required to register with the Government. Click the button below to learn more about the Officiant Registation process in Louisiana.
Louisiana Marriage Officiant Government Registration
3. PREPARE FOR THE CEREMONY
If you will be officiating your first wedding, congratulations! We understand that this is a serious and multifaceted role you will be playing. Take advantage of our step-by-step guidance for everything you need to write a wedding ceremony script and practice to perfection.
Louisiana Officiant Guide To Writing a Wedding Ceremony
4. PERFORM MARRIAGE
On the wedding day, your legal role as the officiant is to officiate the ceremony and complete the Louisiana marriage license with the couple and any required witnesses. Learn how to fill out a Louisiana marriage license and more.
How To Officiate a Wedding in Louisiana
5. RECORD YOUR WEDDING WITH AMM
Now that you have joined the ranks of AMM ministers who have performed marriage, let us know! Record your wedding with the AMM Wedding Helper and share it on the AMM Wedding Wall.
After Officiating a Wedding in Louisiana
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.