Open Ministry - Get Ordained, Online Ordinations

Information on How to Get Ordained and Register as a Minister

How to get ordained and perform a wedding or ceremony in Wyoming.

Since 2010, Open Ministry has been ordaining and helping people all over the world perform weddings, ceremony and other sacerdotal duties. This page focuses on requirements and information for Wyoming, if you don't need the States Statues or ordination information for Wyoming scroll down to the bottom of the page for links to other states.

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If you are planning to or you have been asked to perform a wedding ceremony in Wyoming, or simply need to to the information on this page will assist you. If you still have questions we invite you to visit our FAQ or contact us for more detailed information. We are here to help and support our ministers and congregation.

Registered Ministers with Open Ministry have successfully performed thousands of marriages in Wyoming and around the world!

The Ordination and Officiant information is provided below in an easy five step layout which is designed help walk you through the most common steps on registering to become a minister for Wyoming and how perform a wedding ceremony in Wyoming.

Step 1 - How to Become Ordained Step 1 - How to Become Ordained

Step 2 - Contact The County Clerk Step 2 - Contact The County Clerk

Step 3 - Getting Licensed to Perform the Marriage Step 3 - Getting Licensed to Perform the Marriage

Step 4 - How to Perform the Wedding Step 4 - How to Perform the Wedding

State Statutes for Wyoming

Credentials for Registration in Wyoming


20-1-106 Who may solemnize marriage; form of ceremony

(a) Every district or circuit court judge, district court commissioner, supreme court justice, magistrate and every licensed or ordained minister of the gospel, bishop, priest or rabbi, or other qualified person acting in accordance with the traditions or rites for the solemnization of marriage of any religion, denomination or religious society, may perform the ceremony of marriage in this state.

(b) In the solemnization of marriage no particular form is required, except that the parties shall solemnly declare in the presence of the person performing the ceremony and at least two (2) attending witnesses that they take each other as husband and wife.

Title 20: Domestic Relations - Chapter 1: Husband and Wife - Article 1: Creation of Marriage

(C.L. 1876, ch. 81, §§ 8, 9; R.S. 1887, §§ 1548, 1549; R.S. 1899, §§ 2962, 2963; Laws 1907, ch. 37, § 1; C.S. 1910, §§ 3898, 3899; C.S. 1920, §§ 4962, 4963; Laws 1931, ch. 73, § 76; R.S. 1931, §§ 68-108, 68-109; C.S. 1945, §§ 50-110, 50-111; W.S. 1957, §§ 20-10, 20-11; Laws 1977, ch. 152, § 1; Rev. W.S. 1957, § 20-1-106; Laws 1999, ch. 79, § 1; 2000, ch. 24, § 4; 2004, ch. 42, § 1.)