25 Questions to Ask a Wedding Officiant

How long have you been a ceremony officiant?

How many weddings have you performed?

Are you available on our wedding date?

Have you ever officiated at our venue before? What did you think of the venue?

Will you marry couples of different faiths?

Will your wear a mic if the videographer requires one to capture the ceremony?

Do you require any pre-marital or religious class requirements?

Will you marry couples if one or both have been divorced?

Do you allow for couples to personalize the ceremony by writting their own wedding vows?

Do you allow flash photography during the ceremony?

Do you have any restrictions as to our attire, or our bridal party's attire?

Do you provide any prayers or meal blessings during the wedding day?

Do you allow any non-religious readings or music?

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Do they have a “back-up” in case of extreme illness or emergency?

What is your service fee?

What does your fee include?

What attire do you wear while performing a ceremony?

Do you charge for travel to our venue?

What are you time restrictions?

Do you need a copy of our marriage certificate before the ceremony?

If so, will you be mailing it to the state after the ceremony if performed?

Can you provide any sample wording for your ceremony?

How far in advance should we book your services?

What is your cancellation policy?