What are the Wedding Officiant Registration Requirements in Nevada?
Officiant Registration is Required
Registration Office: County Clerk
Approximate Cost: $25 - $100
Registration Difficulty: Difficult
Processing Time: 4 - 6 Weeks
The Nevada Revised Statutes § NRS 122.062
requires that all wedding officiants in Nevada are required to register with the County Clerk in the county where the wedding is to take place.
On top of this each county has two registration pathways, one for a temporary status and one for a permanent status to officiate weddings. Needless to say, this can get quite confusing for someone not acquainted with the nuances of officiant registration in Nevada. Luckily, we are here to guide you through the process.
All officiants in Nevada must be individually certified by the local county clerk. In some places such as Las Vegas, this process can take more than a month. Also, successful registration with the Clerk only allows you to officiate a wedding in that County. If you plan on officiating a wedding in another County, you will have to register with them as well.
Our advice is, Don't Procrastinate! We recommend that you apply well in advance of the wedding date.
Where In Nevada Will You Officiate a Wedding?
In Nevada, officiant Registration is done by county. The links below will take you to pages with detailed step-by-step instructions for how to register as a wedding officiant in that County.
If you will be performing marriage in Las Vegas, select "Clark County". If you will be officiating weddings at Burning Man, select "Pershing County".
Important Info For Nevada Officiants
Keep in mind that successful registration in one county only allows you to officiate weddings in that county, so make sure you know what office you need to contact. If you plan on officiating weddings in a different county, you will have to register with that county clerk as well.
Start Preparing for the Wedding Ceremony
Your next step is to learn how to officiate a wedding ceremony. If you have no experience, you are in good hands. Our Nevada Wedding Officiant Preparation Guide covers all aspects of how to prepare for a wedding ceremony.
PREPARE FOR THE NEVADA WEDDING CEREMONY
You will learn everything from the format for a wedding ceremony, the names of the ceremony parts, how to write a wedding ceremony, and more.
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