Is your license as a ceremonial minister expiring? First Nation Marriage Ministry makes it simple to renew your ordination term and enable you to continue serving as a ceremonial minister and Certified Wedding Officiant.
How do I know when my ordination expires?
The length of your ordination term is noted on several of your documents, including your ordination certificate, letter of good standing, and credential sheet. On your ordination certificate, your start date and your ordination term are shown in the bottom-left corner of the document:
Still not certain? Please contact us for assistance.
Your First Nation Marriage Ministry ordination renewal package includes updated documents required to legally perform all ceremonial rites, including weddings and other ceremonies. To view sample documents, please click here.
Ordination renewal does require you to remain in good standing with First Nation Marriage Ministry and be in continued compliance with the Officiant's Code of Professional Ethics.
PLEASE NOTE: This package is only available if you have received basic or complete ordination and require renewal of your license. If you have not requested your basic or complete ordination package yet, please click here.
Please enter the full, legal name of the Officiant as it should appear on the documents.
Did you spell the name correctly? Are you 100% sure? (Just checking!)
Please enter the license number that appears on your current documents.
MINISTER'S LICENSE NUMBER:
Don't have your license number handy? No problem! Leave this field blank and we'll look it up for you.
Please select your preferred ordination renewal term.
SELECT RENEWAL TERM:
4 Year Ordination Renewal $19.95
6 Year Ordination Renewal
10 Year Ordination Renewal
If your ordination term has not yet expired, your renewal will be added as an extension of your current term.
Please select the primary state or location in which the Officiant will be conducting services.
If you intend to conduct weddings in multiple states, please select the location in which you presently reside.
STEP 5 (OPTIONAL):
If you have served as a ceremonial minister for two or more years with any church or religious organization, you are eligible to be awarded a degree causa honoris from Laurel College as part of a program developed in cooperation with the American Council of Wedding Officiants (ACWO).
This degree honors your experience and commitment to your craft as a ceremonial minister, Marriage Officiant and Celebrant, and includes a separate honors certificate and letter of conferment.
[OPTIONAL] LAUREL COLLEGE HONORS DEGREE
Please select one option:
YES. I am eligible for my Associate Degree (minimum two-years service; $29)
YES. I am eligible for my Bachelor's Degree (minimum four-years service; $39)
YES. I am eligible for my Master's Degree (minimum six-years service; $49)
YES. I am eligible for my Doctorate Degree (minimum eight-years service; $59)
Your honors degree certificate will be shipped together with your updated ordination documents.
STEP 6 (OPTIONAL):
FAST DOCUMENT DELIVERY! In a rush? Order a PDF* copy of your key ordination documents for only $6.95. PDF copies are sent via email within one business day. (You will also receive the complete set of printed personalized documents via your preferred shipping method.)
[OPTIONAL] INCLUDE PDF COPY VIA EMAIL:
YES! Please email a PDF copy of my key documents ($6.95)