Marriage Ceremonies

The 5th District Court Judges and Magistrates may perform marriage ceremonies for the general public who live in the Court's jurisdiction. Contact the Court at 269-983-7111, Ext. 8610 to schedule your wedding.

Required Information

You must provide the clerk with the following information when scheduling your wedding ceremony:

  • Full name of both applicants
  • Desired wedding date
    (Before expiration date of marriage license)
  • Daytime telephone number of either applicant

Scheduling a Ceremony

Ceremonies are held on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 3:30 p.m., 3:45 p.m., or 4 p.m.

Wedding Day

On the day, you will need to bring the following:

  • Marriage License and two envelopes obtained from Berrien County Clerk’s Office
  • Two witnesses
  • $10 marriage fee
  • Driver's license or passport for both applicants and both witnesses