Important Information for Couples Getting Married in Fairfax County
Religious officials must be authorized by a circuit court in the Commonwealth of Virginia in order to perform marriage ceremonies in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
When completing the marriage license, the celebrant is required to enter the county in which authorization was received and the year of authorization.
Please note: This is the responsibility of the minister/bride & groom. The church does not make these arrangements.
For additional information and online forms, please visit: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/courts/circuit/marriage_info.htm