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15 Questions To Ask Your Wedding Officiant

15 Questions To Ask Your Wedding Officiant

Having the right person to officiate your wedding is one of the most important aspects of your wedding ceremony. This person sets the tone for the entire ceremony—after all, they're the one doing 90% of the talking! Use our guide to help you find an officiant that best suits your personality and will deliver an amazing ceremony to remember.

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QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR WEDDING OFFICIANTSterling Hills by Wedgewood Weddings


Wedding Officiant Questions

  1. Are you available on my wedding date?
  2. Are you available to travel if needed?
  3. What type of weddings have you officiated?
  4. How many weddings have you performed?
  5. What is your ceremony style?
  6. Do you require any pre-marital counseling or religious class?
  7. What are your fees?
  8. Do you have samples of ceremonies to show me (video preferred)?
  9. Will you provide us with the wording of our ceremony ahead of time?
  10. Can you help me write my vows?
  11. What is your wedding officiant attire?
  12. Will you participate in the rehearsal?
  13. Would you like to join us at the reception?
  14. Can you coordinate personalized unity ceremonies?
  15. What happens if you are sick or late?

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When in doubt, ask your venue team for officiant recommendations. We work with officiants all of the time and we always have a great referral waiting for you.

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