Religious Celebrants


  • Fill out Application (PDF)
  • Provide proof of Ordination (Online Ordinations are not accepted)
  • Photo ID (if signing before a deputy clerk)
  • If you submit your application through the mail it must be notarized. 

There is no filing fee for this service, if approved you will receive an Order signed by the clerk granting you permission to perform marriages in Virginia. If you have any additional questions please contact the Clerk's Office.