Your complete ceremonial minister credentials package for North Carolina 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 rites and rituals. Ordination through First Nation as a ceremonial minister is valid and accepted anywhere in the world!
The laws in North Carolina make it unnecessary for persons performing marriage ceremonies to file their credentials with any state or local agency, but you must hold a current and valid minister's license to perform such rites; in addition, you must present your credentials to any legal authority and/or the parties to the marriage upon their request.
In North Carolina, ordination or investment by the Church gives each clergy member the authority to perform the marriage rite. North Carolina and local officials in the state are removed from any responsibility for verification of minister credentials. North Carolina does not maintain a central registry of members of the clergy, and you are not required to undergo any specific formal training. Please contact our support team for information on local regulations.
Not a resident of North Carolina? North Carolina does not restrict legally ordained non-resident ministers from serving in the state.
Registration Fee: The current registration fee is $32 for comprehensive (complete) ordination that is accepted in North Carolina, as well as most states and local jurisdictions (two-year licensing term). Standard First Class shipping of your documents packet is free. (Express and priority delivery is offered at an additional fee.)
Don't require complete North Carolina State minister ordination? Basic-level (limited) ordination begins at only $10.95 and is accepted in North Carolina for resident and non-resident ceremonial ministers intending to perform a single ceremony in the state.
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Basic* North Carolina Single Ceremony Ordination $10.95
2 Year Complete North Carolina Ordination Package $32 (Best Value)
5 Year Complete North Carolina Ordination Package $64 (Save 20%)
10 Year Complete North Carolina Ordination Package $112 (Save 30%)
All ordination levels are accepted in North Carolina for residents and non-residents. Prices shown is US dollars (US$).
* — Please note that restricted basic-level ordination permits you to perform ONE marriage ceremony in North Carolina ONLY during a one-year period. Complete ordination permits you to perform unlimited ceremonies in North Carolina and most other locations without restriction.
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.)