Our fee for an in office ceremony is $135.00; for an online wedding $145.00. In the Salt Lake Valley the fee is $185.00 and $285.00 in other areas. We are happy to travel throughout Utah. We set a separate fee based on the distance traveled.
Additional information is on our Price Page.
Well, what would you like?
You can choose your type of ceremony:
A. Civil Ceremony
A conventional wedding that does not make reference to a God or a higher power.
B. Religious/Spiritual Ceremony
A conventional ceremony that does reference to God and will incorporate your choice of prayers, scripture, and blessings.
C. Elopements & Micro-Weddings
These are for couples who don’t want the stress of a big wedding, have reduced their guest list due to COVID 19, or have circumstances in which a prompt ceremony is desired. You can choose the ceremony type and location. Witnesses can be provided for you if you want to keep it private. We do charge a separate fee for the witnesses. There is no waiting period once you’ve obtained your marriage license.
D. Online/virtual weddings.
Yes! Utah allows the ceremony to be performed online as long as the officiant is located in Utah. This is particularly useful when one of the couple is outside the U.S.
E. Couple officiators.
Melody and Glen will also perform weddings as a couple, demonstrating the partnership and equality of a marriage of over 40 years.
Contact us to set a time so we can meet to talk about your wedding ceremony. We are happy to do this online. We will discuss your ideas. We will quote you a fee for our officiant services. If you wish to retain us, we sign a written agreement and you pay a 50% non-refundable fee. The remainder of the fee must be paid one week before your wedding.
Yes! And there is no waiting period to either obtain a license or to be married. In fact, you can obtain your license online through Utah County. Neither of the couple needs to be a US citizen.
You can even be married online with a Utah Wedding Officiant physically present in Utah.
There is no waiting period in Utah. Once you have obtained your license, you may be married.
Our quickest turn around was a client contact at 10:13 and a marriage at 1:00 p.m.
Since the 16th century we have been required to have witnesses and a designated individual to perform a wedding, or officiate. The institution of marriage is so important in our society that this requirement remains after five centuries. It ensures that the ceremony is performed properly with assent given by both parties, The license properly signed, and then returned to the proper authority.The license properly signed, and then returned to the proper authority.
Indeed, your uncle Joe can do so. And, if the ceremony is done properly and the license returned properly, yours will be a valid marriage.
At Utah Wedding Officiants our professionals have the speaking experience to deliver the ceremony that will be meaningful to you. We tailor our ceremonies to meet your needs, be it a civil, interfaith and nondenominational, or Christian religious ceremony. For us, your wedding is not a “one off.” Glen Cook, in addition to his decades as a trial attorney, trained as a wedding officiant and is licensed as an officiant and is a member of the International Association of Professional Officiants.
Aside from the presentation and delivery of a ceremony at this important mile stone in your life, the marital laws have specific requirements regarding witnesses, determining consent, pronouncement, and return of the license.
While Uncle Joe will probably do just fine with the legal requirements, we are professionals, a licensed and insured business.
Utah Wedding Officiants does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, race, religion, ethnicity, or physical ability. We wish to foster acceptance and respect for our differences. Supporters of marriage equality, we wish all to share the dignity of marriage.