West Valley City, Utah Wedding Guide

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How to Officiate a Wedding in West Valley City, Utah

Congratulations! You’re getting married in West Lake City. This charming suburb of Salt Lake City has several great attractions, including the USANA Amphitheater, the famous Stonebridge Golf Course, and the Redwood Drive-in Theater. You’re also sure to discover the wedding venue of your choice with a large selection of outdoor and indoor locations. 


Whatever your plans as a couple, AMM is here to guide you through the process of getting married in West Valley City, from ordaining your chosen minister to completing the marriage license.

Utah Wedding Tips and Tricks

Become a Wedding Officiant

For The
Wedding Officiant

Step 1: Get Ordained with American Marriage Ministries


According to Utah Code Title 30, marriages may be solemnized by “ministers, rabbis, or priests of any religious denomination.”

If you do not yet fulfill this requirement, don’t worry. As long as you are at least 18 years old, AMM’s free online ordination makes it possible for you to become a minister of our church today by simply signing up.  


The State of Utah does not require ministers to register with the local government, so you can start officiating weddings once you are ordained with us!


Step 2: Prepare for the Wedding Ceremony in Shasta County

Now that the formal application process is out of the way, we can help you prepare for the more personal aspects of officiating the wedding ceremony. Being asked to officiate a ceremony is an honor but requires a bit of preparation. You may want to check out our wedding training pages, which are a library of information to help you prepare for your first ceremony and ensure that it goes smoothly. 
Here you can find everything from sample wedding ceremony scripts to brainstorming prompts, preparation tips, and more.


Step 3: Officiate the Wedding and Complete the Marriage License


When it comes to signing the marriage license, it is the couple’s responsibility to obtain it from the county clerk’s office, fill it out, and hand it over to you to sign as well. Just make sure that the license is valid before signing and giving it back to the couple to return. Otherwise, you have fulfilled your whole legal duty as the officiant!

Utah Wedding

How To Get Married in West Valley City

For The

File for the Marriage License from the Salt Lake County Clerk’s Office 


The couple should make an appointment with the Salt Lake County Clerk’s Office to obtain the marriage license. Both parties must arrive in person and be able to present valid identification. 


When you go, remember to bring:

  • A valid driver’s license or other state-issued ID
  • Payment in the form of cash, check, money order, or credit card.

Salt Lake County Marriage License Info

Important Facts to know before filing for a marriage license in West Valley City, Utah.

Issuance Office: 2001 South State Street Suite S2 200
Fee: $50 
Waiting Period: None
Expiration: 30 days
Return: by Couple

West Valley City Wedding Tips and Tricks

Wedding Venue and Planning Tips

For The Couple
& Officiant

The Basics


Overlook at the Ridge Golf Club, nestled in the Oquirrh Mountains, is a gorgeous location for you and your beloved to tie the knot. This venue has great views and plenty of room, with a hardwood floor for dancing and a large outside deck for extra seating. An outdoor wedding in the mountains, with just your closest family and friends, is also a romantic and unique option for a wedding ceremony. Stonebridge Golf Club is a trendy venue with locals, providing state-of-the-art service, a spacious patio, and an on-site tiki bar!



The TRAX light rail system provides excellent service to locations within and outside of West Valley City, including regular transit to Salt Lake City. Otherwise, public bus services are also available. In addition, rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft should also be available. 




West Valley City gets the full array of seasons, from hot, dry summers to cold, snowy winters. Temperatures in summer regularly hit the mid-nineties during the day but then drop back down during the night. The average snowfall is 53 inches per year, so be prepared if you are planning to visit during the winter months. 

West Valley City Officiant FAQ

West Valley City Officiant & Couples FAQ

For The Couple
& Officiant

Is it legal to consume alcohol at weddings in Utah?
Despite its relatively conservative nature, Utah allows for the legal purchase and consumption of alcohol.


How old do I have to be to get married in Utah?
You must be at least 18 years old for your marriage to be legally recognized.


Are online ordinations recognized in Utah?

Yes. All online ordained ministers are legally permitted to solemnize marriages in Utah, regardless of where they were ordained.


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