Your complete ceremonial minister credentials package for Maine includes all of the documents you'll need to legally perform all of life's celebrations, including weddings, baby blessings (baptism), house blessings, re-commitment ceremonies (vow renewal), funerals, handfasting and other ceremonies. Ordination through First Nation as a ceremonial minister is valid and accepted anywhere in the world!
The laws of the State of Maine require non-resident ministers* to file their credentials with the State Registrar in Augusta prior to performing a ceremony anywhere in the state. You must hold a current and valid minister's license to perform such rites; in addition, you must present your credentials to any state or local authority and/or the bridal couple upon their request.
In Maine, ordination or investment by the Church gives each clergy member the authority to perform the marriage rite. You are not required to undergo any specific formal training to become ordained in Maine. Please contact our support team for additional information on local regulations.
Not a resident of Maine? Legally ordained non-resident ministers are allowed to serve in Maine, but must register with the State Registrar in Augusta prior to performing a ceremony. All required forms are included with your ordination. Additionally, if you request complete ordination, you will also be permitted to serve in your home state.
Registration Fee: The current registration fee is $32 for comprehensive (complete) ordination that is accepted in Maine, as well as most other states and local jurisdictions (two-year licensing term). All state-required forms and documents are included. Standard First Class shipping of your documents packet is free. (Express and priority delivery is offered at an additional fee.)
Please Note: Basic-level (single ceremony) ordination is valid and accepted in Maine for resident and non-resident ministers. (Non-resident ministers must register with the State Registrar in Augusta prior to performing a ceremony in Maine.)
* — Ceremonial ministers permanently residing in Maine are exempt from this requirement.
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Basic* Maine Single Ceremony Ordination $10.95
2 Year Complete Maine Ordination Package $32 (Best Value)
5 Year Complete Maine Ordination Package $64 (Save 20%)
10 Year Complete Maine Ordination Package $112 (Save 30%)
All ordination levels are accepted in Maine for residents and non-residents. Prices shown is US dollars (US$).
* — Please note that restricted basic-level ordination permits you to perform ONE marriage ceremony in Maine ONLY during a one-year period. Complete ordination permits you to perform unlimited ceremonies in Maine and most other locations without restriction.
YES. I am a current resident of Maine.
NO. I am NOT a current resident of Maine.
Not a resident of Maine? Not a problem. You are permitted to perform ceremonies in Maine without restriction.
Non-resident ministers must register with the State Registrar in Maine prior to the ceremony. All necessary forms and documents are included with your ordination.
FAST DOCUMENT DELIVERY! In a rush? Order a PDF* copy of your key ordination documents for only $6.95. PDF copies are sent via Hightail generally within one business day. (You will also receive the complete set of printed personalized documents via your preferred shipping method.)