Authorizations to perform marriages are filed at the County level. The Secretary of State maintains a list of marriage officiants in the state of Nevada who have been licensed and approved, or who have been temporarily licensed, by the state’s county clerks.
If you wish to obtain information on how obtain a certificate to perform a marriage or verify a marriage officiant, please contact the County Clerk in the county where the officiant resides. For a complete County Clerks list, click here.
Statutes and Regulations governing marriage in the State of Nevada can be found under NRS 122.
NEW FEATURE: Nevada Marriage Officiant Public Search
You can search an officiant by Name, Church Affiliation or County. The search will return ONLY “Military” and “Permanent” officiants with an “ACTIVE” status. Please contact the County Clerk if you don’t see an officiant here, need to verify an officiant, or you wish to obtain officiant authorization.