Utah Wedding Laws

How to Perform a Wedding in Utah

The state of Utah has some restrictions, depending on the county. It is always recommended that you check with the local county clerk for any special requirements. It is important that any ordained minister desiring to perform a Utah wedding ensure that they adhere to these policies in a prompt manner to ensure the legality of the marriage.

How to Become an Ordained Minister in Utah

Utah allows ordained ministers from all religious organizations, including non-religious organizations. All ministers must be able to establish that they have been authorized by their respective organization to solemnize a marriage. Universal Life Church Monastery ministers who are ordained online meet these requirements.

How to Perform a Wedding Ceremony in Utah

Any religious society or religious assembly may perform the ceremony of marriage. The clerk or an official shall record and transmit to the county clerk of the county a certificate of the marriage. An ordained minister with the Universal Life Church Monastery might find it helpful to view our three-step guide to conducting a wedding ceremony - a useful tool we have provided as part of our online seminary.

Marriage Paperwork Required in Utah

Every minister must be either licensed or have Ordination Credentials of the gospel to be able to perform marriages. Ministers must give a marriage certificate to the bride and groom upon request and must return a certificate to the county clerk.

Utah Marriage Laws

 
30-1-6. Who may solemnize marriages -- Certificate. (1) Marriages may be solemnized by the following persons only: (a) ministers, rabbis, or priests of any religious denomination who are: (i) in regular communion with any religious society; and (ii) 18 years of age or older;

Gay Marriage and Same Sex Wedding Laws:

This state currently bans same-sex marriage by Constitutional Amendment and State Law.

The Monastery Ordination Credential

To perform a marriage in Utah you need to be ordained and may be required to provide proof of ordination such as an ordination credential, wallet credential, or a letter of good standing from the church.

Read the full Law on the official site »

Utah Wedding Laws by County

Beaver County

P.O. Box 392
Beaver, Utah
84713,

Phone: (435) 438-6463
Fax: (435) 438-6481
Beaver County website »

Box Elder County

01 S. Main Street
Brigham City, Utah
84302,
Phone: (435) 734-3351
Fax: (435) 734-3382
E-mail: ladams@boxeldercounty.org
Box Elder County website »

Cache County

179 No. Main Street
Suite 102
Logan, Utah
84321,

Phone: (435) 755-1460
Fmx: (435) 755-1980

Carbon County

120 East Main
Price, Utah
84501,

Phone: (435) 636-3224
Fax: (435) 636-3210
Carbon County website »

Daggett County

P.O. Box 219??
Manila, Utah
84046,
 
Phone: (435) 784-3154
Fax: (435) 784-3335
E-mail: vmckee@dagett.state.ut.us
Daggett County website »

Davis County

P.O. Box 618
Farmington, Utah
84025,
 
Phone: (801) 451-3213
Fax: (801) 451-3421
E-mail: rawlings@co.davis.ut.us
Davis County website »

Duchesne County

P.O. Box 270
Duchesne, Utah
84021,

Phone: (435) 738-1100
Fax: (435) 738-5522
Duchesne County website »

Emery County

P.O. Box 907
Castle Dale, Utah
84513,
 
Phone: (435) 381-5106
Fax: (435) 381-5183
Emery County website »

Garfield County

P.O. Box 77
Panguitch, Utah
84759,
 
Phone: (435) 676-8826
Fmx: (435) 676-8239
Garfield County website »

Grand County

125 E. Center
Moab, Utah
84532,
Phone: (435) 676-8826
Fax: (435) 259-2959
Grand County website »

Iron County

P.O. Box 429
Parowan, Utah
84761,
 
Phone: (435) 477-8340
Fmx: (435) 477-8847
Iron County website »

Juab County

160 N. Main
Nephi, Utah
84648,
Phone: (435) 623-3410
Fax: (435) 623-5936
E-mail: pati@co.juab.ut.us
Juab County website »

Kane County

76 North Main
Kanab, Utah
84741,
 
Phone: (435) 644-2458
Fax: (435) 644-2052
Kane County website »

Millard County

765 S. Highway 99
Fillmore, Utah
84631,
 
Phone: (435) 743-6223
Fmx: (435) 743-6923
Millard County website »

Morgan County

P.O. Box 886
Morgan, Utah
84050,

Phone: (801) 845-4011
Fmx: (801) 829-6176
Morgan County website »

Piute County

P.O. Box 99
Junction, Utah
84740,

Phone: (435) 577-2840
Fmx: (435) 577-2433
Piute County website »

Rich County

20 South Main
P.O. Box 218
Randolph, Utah
84064,
 
Phone: (435) 793-2415
Fax: (435) 793-2410
Rich County website »

Salt Lake County

2001 S. State Street
S1100
Salt Lake City, Utah
84190,
Phone: (801) 468-8683
Fax: (801) 468-3473
E-mail: sswensen@co.slc.ut.us
Salt Lake County website »

San Juan County

P.O. Box 33
Monticello, Utah
84535,
 
Phone: (435) 587-3223
Fax: (435) 587-2425
E-mail: njohnson@sanjuancounty.org
San Juan County website »

Sanpete County

160 N. Main
P. O. Box 100
Manti, Utah
84642,
 
Phone: (435) 835-2131
Fax: (435) 835-2135
Sanpete County website »

Sevier County

P.O. Box 607
Richfield, Utah
84701,
Phone: (435) 893-0401
Fmx: (435) 893-0496
Sevier County website »

Summit County

P.O. Box 128
Coalville, Utah
84017,

Phone: (435) 336-3204
Fmx: (435) 336-3030
E-mail: kentjones@co.summit.ut.us
Summit County website »

Tooele County

47 So. Main
Tooele, Utah
84074,
 
Phone: (435) 843-3140
Fax: (435) 882-7317
E-mail: mgillette@co.tooele.ut.us
Tooele County website »

Uintah County

147 East Main
Vernal, Utah
84078,

Phone: (435) 781-5361
Fax: (435) 781-6701
E-mail: mwilkins@co.uintah.ut.us
Uintah County website »

Utah County

100 East Center
Rm 3100
Provo, Utah
84606,

Phone: (801) 851-8128
Fmx: (801) 851-8122
E-mail: bryant.ucadm@state.ut.us
Utah County website »

Wasatch County

25 No. Main
Heber City, Utah
84032,
Phone: (435) 654-3211
Fmx: (435) 657-3328
Wasatch County website »

Washington County

197 E. Tabernacle
St. George, Utah
84770,
 
Phone: (435) 634-5712
Fmx: (435) 634-5753
E-mail: kim.hafen@washco.utah.gov
Washington County website »

Wayne County

P.O. Box 189
Loa, Utah
84747,

Phone: (435) 836-1300
Fmx: (435) 836-2479
E-mail: ryan@wco.state.ut.us
Wayne County website »

Weber County

2380 Washington Blvd.
Suite 320
Ogden, Utah
84401,
 
Phone: (801) 399-8434
Fax: (801) 399-8300
E-mail: amcewan@co.weber.ut.us
Weber County website »