As of January 1, 2009 my standard fee is $225. This fee covers phone calls, emails, and up to three meetings, writing your personalized ceremony, all travel within Clark County, the rehearsal, and last, but not least, the ceremony.
PLEASE NOTE: Although there is no extra charge for the rehearsal, they are scheduled on a first come, first served basis.
A $75 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your date and to create the draft of your ceremony.
There is an additional charge for ceremonies performed outside Clark County, Washington.
One rehearsal is included. However, they are scheduled on a first come, first served basis.
Yes. The state of Washington requires two witnesses to be present at the ceremony and sign your license. There is no minimum or maximum age of witnesses, but it is recommended that witnesses be fully aware of their responsibilities in the marriage ceremony.
No, I do not require counseling. If you feel you need counseling before being married, I can suggest some places to obtain it.
There is a three (3) day waiting period beginning the first day after you apply for your license and ending the third day following the date of application. You may not get married during this waiting period. The License is valid for 60 days from the date of application
There is a $60 fee, payable at the time of application, payable in cash. Checks and credit cards are not accepted at this time. The fee is non-refundable.
All public documents, including marriage certificates, are available from the Recording Department. Certified copies are $3 each. Photocopies are $1 each.
Public Service Center
1300 Franklin Street, 2nd floor
Vancouver, WA 98666-5000
Phone: 360-397-2208 or 360-397-2243
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm