Civil Ceremony

Civil wedding ceremonies are performed in our office on weekdays (Wednesdays excluded) by appointment only. To ensure availability, we encourage couples to schedule appointments well in advance of the desired ceremony date. Please call 530-666-8130 to schedule your appointment.

  1. The marriage license can be obtained on the same day prior to your scheduled ceremony.
  2. Our ceremony room can comfortably and safely accommodate up to 12 people.
  3. You are required to have at least one witness if you have a public marriage license. If you do not have your own witness you may request a witness be provided by the Clerk/Recorder's Office, see Marriage Room Usage and Marriage Witness Fee for more details.
  4. A civil ceremony in our office may be performed in English or Spanish. When scheduling your appointment please specify which language both persons to be wed understand.
  5. There is opportunity to exchange rings during the ceremony; however, exchanging rings is not legally required to solemnize your marriage.
Item Fee
Regular Marriage License $98.00
Confidential Marriage License $109.00
Duplicate Marriage License $25.00
Marriage Ceremony $93.00
Marriage Certificate $17.00
Search for Marriage Certificate $17.00
Marriage Room Usage $93.00
Civil Marriage Commissioner - For a Day $109.00
Marriage Witness Fee for Wedding Ceremony $32.00

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If you are wanting a ceremony performed outside of our office see Who May Perform Ceremonies for more information.