Witness Free Two-Minute Wedding Ceremony
In California, you can have a witness free wedding ceremony that can be as short as two minutes and fulfill the legal requirements to file your marriage license.
Public Marriage License | Confidential Marriage License
California is the only state that offers both a regular public marriage license and a confidential marriage license. So what is the difference between these different marriage license?
Public Marriage License
When your public marriage license is recorded it becomes public information. Which means that anyone can view your information.
When a public marriage license is signed, one witness signature is required to file your marriage license.
However, when you have a confidential marriage license recorded it is private and not publicly available. The only way for people to get the information is to request it directly from you.
When a confidential marriage license is signed by the officiant, no witness signature is required to file your marriage license. Apply here.
Two-Minute Wedding Ceremony
For a wedding ceremony to fulfill the legal requirements to file your marriage license you need three elements.
- First, the couple declares their intention to be united in marriage. The officiant can ask them to respond to a short statement or the couple can provide their own declaration.
- Secondly, the officiant will pronounce you united in marriage.
- Thirdly, the officiant will sign the marriage license so it can be filed to be recorded. Along with one witness or none, depending on the marriage license that was purchased.
Easy as 1, 2, 3!
Private, Simple and Fast
Every year a number of couples request an official marriage to fulfill the requirements for filing their marriage license. California offers a perfect solution for couples that want everything private, simple and fast.
Arrange Your Witness Free Two-Minute Wedding
We provide all the details and everything you need to have a witness free two-minute wedding.