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Two Minute Wedding Ceremony

California Two Minute Wedding Ceremony

A California two minute wedding ceremony is ideal for couples requesting a wedding officiant or minister to just sign their marriage license without any wedding ceremony.

This can happen when the couple is filing a marriage license for practical or legal reasons. Some couples want to file a marriage license without having a full wedding ceremony. A two minute wedding service wedding service provides your legal requirements to file your marriage license in California.

To fulfill the legal requirements for your marriage license. You are required to have your marriage “solemnized” which is a term that refers to the required formalities of a legal marriage ceremony.

There are only two necessary elements to a wedding ceremony:

  1. One minute: in the presence of your marriage officiant or minister you both must clearly express your intent to be married; and
  2. Minute Two: your officiant or minister must pronounce you married and complete the marriage certificate at the bottom of your marriage license.

CA Two Minute Wedding Ceremony | Venue Location

Our venue is located in San Rafael, California by appointment only. Venue details are provided at the time of booking. San Rafael is about 40 minutes from San Francisco depending on the time of day. It is over the Golden Gate Bridge in Marin County. In beautiful Northern California.

California Two Minute Wedding Ceremony | Booking

Appointments can be made at the last minute. One witness can accompany you. If you are having more guests please review the Basic Wedding Package.

Book Your Wedding Today!

To book your two minute wedding ceremony:

  1. Click on the add to cart button and check out.
  2. Sign the online contract which will ask for the wedding date, time, contact information.
  3. Once your booking is received you will receive a confirmation with the next step of details. This package is straight forward and involves minimum details.

It’s as easy as 1,2,3!

Confidential Marriage License | No Witness Required

With a confidential marriage license, you do not need a witness. When it is just the two of you, apply for a confidential marriage license to avoid the need for a witness to sign your marriage license. Only the officiant signs.

California, however, is the only* state that offers both a regular public marriage license and a confidential marriage license. … A confidential marriage license is legally binding, just like a public license, but it’s not part of the public record. A California marriage license you be used in any county in California.


Required for booking: Review Contract & Sign ~ Sign via the signature link at the end of the contract.

California Two Minute Wedding Ceremony

$300 Two-Minute-Wedding :

After Your Marriage License Filing

The application for a certified copy of your marriage license can be obtained at the county recorder where you applied for your marriage license. Here is a link to the application. There is a fee for each copy of $15.00.

Address For San Francisco

SF Assessor-Recorder | 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place | SF City Hall, Room 190 | San Francisco, CA 94102-4698

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Ema Drouillard, Officiant/ Photographer Offering Intimate Wedding Events in San Francisco, Sonoma & Marin