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Marriage Ceremonies

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HERE IS INTENDED TO ADDRESS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS.  IT IS NOT COMPREHENSIVE AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL ADVICE.  THOSE IN NEED OF LEGAL ADVICE SHOULD CONSULT AN ATTORNEY.

Marriage ceremonies are performed by Judges of the District Court. All Judges are able to perform ceremonies in Spanish. Ceremonies are performed after hours and at 16 East “A” Street. Fees will vary depending on time of day, day of week, and location of marriage ceremony. See fee list below.

Mon-Thurs

Fee

Friday

Fee

Saturday

Fee

5:00 pm or
5:15 pm

$100

5:00 pm or
5:15 pm

$120

8:00 am -5:00 pm

$120

5:30 pm

$150

5:30 pm

$150

After 5:00 pm

Judge will quote

Judges may perform the marriage ceremony three days after the date the marriage license was issued.  Marriage licenses may be obtained in the recording office on the first floor of the Yakima County Courthouse.

You must appear at the ceremony with two competent witnesses. A competent witness is someone who is capable of understanding the nature of the proceeding.

TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT

Complete the Wedding Appointment Form and return it to the Yakima County District Court office or our Grandview location. You may also mail it to either location.

For additional information or to leave a message, call the Wedding Appointment Telephone Line at (509) 574-1779.