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Performing an upcoming wedding in Faulkner County? Congratulations! Presiding over a wedding ceremony is one of life's great memorable experiences. However, this important role also brings with it considerable responsibility. In this guide, we'll dive into the process in detail to make sure you’re aware of what exactly will be required of you. We'll cover details like how to prepare for a wedding ceremony, how to check the officiant requirements in your area, and how to make sure the marriage is legally recorded in Faulkner County.

1 How to Get Ordained as a Minister in Faulkner County

If you haven't already, you'll first need to get ordained as a minister of the Universal Life Church. This might sound a bit intimidating on its face, but we promise the process is simple. ULC ordination can be completed online, free of charge, and will provide you the power to perform legal wedding ceremonies! Best of all, getting ordained takes only a few minutes. You can get started by tapping the button below!

Key Info for Ministers in Faulkner County

ULC Ordination Accepted:
Yes
Minister Registration Required:
Yes
Documents Required:
N/A
Minister's Residency:
Irrelevant
Minister's Minimum Age:
18

2 How to Officiate a Wedding in Faulkner County

The next step is an important one. Once ordained, you'll want to get in touch with the government office in charge of handling marriages in Faulkner County. Explain to the office that you’re an ordained minister wishing to know what documentation or information they need to see prior to you performing a wedding in their district.

If you scroll down to the next section, you'll find contact information for the relevant office in Faulkner County listed.

Office Address:
801 Locust Street
Conway, AR 72034
Office Phone Number:
(501) 450-4909

3 What You'll Need to Officiate in Faulkner County

After learning what you'll need to officiate, you can visit our online catalog to order any documents or supplies for the ceremony. For Faulkner County we typically advise ministers get an Ordination Package, but your conversation with local officials will give you a more specific idea of what to include in your order.

4 How Faulkner County Marriage Licenses Work

Now you’re ready to officiate the wedding! If it’s your first time officiating (or even if it’s not) be sure to check out our wedding training center for helpful tips and tools.

After the ceremony is over, the last important box to check is filling out the marriage license. In Faulkner County, this license is valid for 60 days, there is no mandatory waiting period, and the completed license must be returned before its listed expiration date. If you're unfamiliar with the process of filling out this document, please visit our marriage license training guide.

Marriage License Waiting Period:
None
Marriage License Valid For:
60 Days
Return Within:
By Expiration

5 What to Know About Faulkner County Weddings

Full of character and history, this county in Arkansas gives couples options when it comes to wedding venues. Creativity at a discount describes the options here, providing gorgeous venues that are more than affordable. Whether you choose a luxurious ballroom or decide to elope in the lush woods of Arkansas, every wedding here has one thing in common: it'll have good spirits, large plates of food, and even larger smiles.