Credentials of Ordination

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Service alert - COVID-19

  • Appointments are required for credentials of ordination. 
  • Walk-in service is not available.
  • Call 651-266-1333 to schedule an appointment.
  • We will continue to process credentials of ordination requests by mail. 

 

For an ordained person (both Minnesota residents and non-residents) to be authorized to perform marriage ceremonies in Minnesota, the person must:

  • Be at least 21 years old.
  • File their credentials of license or ordination with a Minnesota county.

Once this is complete, marriages may be performed anywhere in the State of Minnesota.  

File credentials by mail