(Closed) Any good Officiants in San Francisco?

posted 5 years ago in San Francisco Bay Area
Post # 3
Hostess
1427 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

@AllieBee12:  In the state of California, you can actually have one of your friends or relatives be deputized for around $90-100 to officiate your ceremony. They would have to take a brief class through the county that you’re getting married in.

Post # 5
Hostess
1427 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

@AllieBee12:  Our friend was deputized to marry us; my understanding was that he had to schedule an appointment and either go in person or it was over the phone to do some kind of training course. I think it was around $60 dollars in San Mateo county. It’s called “Personal Deputy Commissioner of Marriages for a Day”

Here is the link for SF:

http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=48

This is the process for your OFFICIANT ONLY. Your Officiant also needs to be a California resident. (I noticed you mentioned that you’re in Canada.)

BRIDE AND GROOM TO BE will still need to file for a marriage license, you take that marriage license to your ceremony where after the vows/kiss/walk down the aisle, you will sign it along with your witnesses and the Deputized Officiant For a Day. YOU will then file it with the county to get a official stamped copy.

Hope that makes sense! I capitalized who was in charge of what portion.

Post # 8
Hostess
23602 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

@missporkchops:  you beat me to the punch here! Darling Husband and I totally did this as well!

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