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Become a Wedding Officiant in New York

Officiating a Wedding in New York? Step-by-Step Instructions on How To Marry People in New York as an Online Ordained Minister of American Marriage Ministries.

Some of the information presented on the these pages are sourced from the New York Marriage Laws.

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How To Become a Marriage Officiant in New York

The 5 pages below walk you step-by-step through the entire process to officiate weddings in New York.

Get Ordained In New York

1. GET ORDAINED

Become an Ordained Minister to perform marriage in New York. American Marriage Ministries' Free Online Ordination gives you the legal authority to officiate weddings in New York.

New York Officiant Government Registration Requirements

2. OFFICIANT REGISTRATION

All Wedding Officiants planning on officiating a wedding in New York City are required to register with the NYC Marriage Bureau. Learn more about your right to Officiate a Wedding in New York.

Officiant Preparation for a Wedding in New York

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.

Officiate a Wedding in New York

4. PERFORM MARRIAGE

On the wedding day, your legal role as the officiant is to officiate the ceremony and complete the New York marriage license with the couple and any required witnesses.

After Officiating a Wedding in New York

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 New York.




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.

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