1. How to Become a Minister in Androscoggin County

If you haven't already, you'll want to get ordained as a ULC minister by clicking the button below. Get Ordainedâ„¢ offers ordination through Universal Life Church within moments and completely free of charge. All you have to do is sign up, fill out a short form, and you'll be a legally ordained minister, able to officiate weddings and more. Sign up today!

Important Info for Ministers in Androscoggin County

ULC Ordination Accepted:
Minister Registration Required:
Documents Required:
Minister's Residency:
Minister's Minimum Age:

2. Learn Androscoggin County Marriage Requirements

Once you're ordained, the next thing you'll want to do is contact the office in Androscoggin County that handles marriage licenses. You'll want to tell them that you're an ordained minister officiating a wedding, and ask what documentation they want to see from you in order to officiate a wedding. You can find the Androscoggin County office's contact information below.

Office Address:
2 Turner Street
Auburn, ME 4210
Office Phone Number:
(207) 784-8390

3. Who Can Officiate a Wedding in Androscoggin County?

If you're ordained as a minister of the Universal Life Church, you can! Many couples are choosing to both cut costs and personalize their event by enlisting a close family friend or loved one to officiate their ceremony.

The couple could ask anyone, but they've asked you to forever be a part of their love story! Consider it a great honor. It's important to note that not everyone knows that this is even an option. If you know someone who has an upcoming wedding, you might consider asking who is performing their ceremony, and let them know that you're available if needed. Who knows, you might just get a reputation as a go-to officiant!

Average Cost of a Wedding in Androscoggin County:

4. What You'll Need to Officiate in Androscoggin County

The office in Androscoggin County will be able to tell you what you'll need to pick up from our online store in order to perform a wedding. One of the most popular options for ministers in Androscoggin County is the Ordination Kit!

Now you can get to the fun part: officiating the wedding itself. Whether it's your first time performing a wedding, or you just need to refresh your memory, we suggest taking a look at our wedding training center, which is full of all the resources you'll need to give the couple the wedding they deserve.

5. How Androscoggin County Marriage Licenses Work

With the ceremony complete, the last - and most important - responsibility remains: Signing and returning the marriage license. A marriage license in Androscoggin County is valid for 90 days, so don't delay. Keep in mind that once the marriage license has been obtained, there is no mandatory waiting period before the wedding ceremony can happen. Also note that the marriage license must be returned to the office that issued it within the time limit given after it has been signed.

Remember, this is a legal document! Take your time to ensure that it's been filled out properly before it is returned to the issuing office. If you need in-depth instructions on how to fill it out, take a look at our marriage license training page for assistance.

Marriage License Waiting Period:
Marriage License Valid For:
90 Days
Return Within:
By Expiration

6. Performing a Wedding in Androscoggin County

Androscoggin County is a beautiful section of Maine named after the gorgeous Androscoggin River that runs through it. Lewiston and Auburn share opposite sides of the Androscoggin River, making for a scenic downtown riverfront in both cities that share a vibrant art scene and even a popular hot air balloon festival. For those who can't get enough natural beauty, Androscoggin County is a prime choice to hold a wedding.

7. What You Should Do Now for a Wedding in Androscoggin County

If you want to avoid the long, chilly winters here, try avoiding any outdoor weddings not held during the summer months so you can safely see all Androscoggin County has to offer.

You know the ins and outs of officiating weddings in Androscoggin County now, but don't forget to sign up as a ULC minister for free by clicking the button below!

With this first step conquered, you'll be officiating fully legal weddings in Androscoggin County in no time!