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How can i become licensed to perfrom weddings in NYS as a

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How can i become licensed to perfrom weddings in NYS as a profession?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Mr. Gregory White replied 4 years ago.

There are different rules for New York State and New York City...

In state law, in order to perform a wedding ceremony, you must be one of the following:


Various government officials;

a member of the clergy or minister who has been officially ordained and granted authority to perform marriage ceremonies from a governing church body in accordance with the rules and regulations of the church body;

a member of the clergy or minister who is not authorized by a governing Church body but who has been chosen by a spiritual group to preside over their spiritual affairs;

other officiants as specified by Section 11 of the Domestic Relations Law.

The person performing the ceremony must be registered with
the City of New York in order to perform a ceremony within the New York City limits. The officiant does not have to be a resident of New York State.

Ship captains are not authorized to perform marriage
ceremonies in New York State. "

This page provides some great additional information for you in this regards, XXXXX XXXXX to register and who to register with in New York City.

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