Your complete ceremonial minister credentials package for New Hampshire includes all of the documents you'll need to legally perform all of life's celebrations, including weddings, baby blessings (baptism), house blessings, re-commitment ceremonies (vow renewal), funerals, handfasting and other ceremonies. Ordination through First Nation as a ceremonial minister is valid and accepted anywhere in the world!
The laws of the State of New Hampshire require non-resident ministers* to file their credentials with the Secretary of State's office in Concord prior to performing a ceremony anywhere in the state. You must hold a current and valid minister's license to perform such rites; in addition, you must present your credentials to any state or local authority and/or the bridal couple upon their request.
In New Hampshire, ordination or investment by the Church gives each clergy member the authority to perform the marriage rite. You are not required to undergo any specific formal training to become ordained in New Hampshire. Please contact our support team for additional information on local regulations.
Not a resident of New Hampshire? Legally ordained non-resident ministers are allowed to serve in New Hampshire, but must register with the Secretary of State's office in Concord prior to performing a ceremony. All required forms are included with your ordination. Additionally, if you request complete ordination, you will also be permitted to serve in your home state.
Registration Fee: The current registration fee is $32 for comprehensive (complete) ordination that is accepted in New Hampshire, as well as most other states and local jurisdictions (two-year licensing term). All state-required forms and documents are included. Standard First Class shipping of your documents packet is free. (Express and priority delivery is offered at an additional fee.)
Please Note: Basic-level (single ceremony) ordination is valid and accepted in New Hampshire for resident and non-resident ministers. (Non-resident ministers must register with the Secretary of State's office in Concord prior to performing a ceremony in New Hampshire.)
* — Ceremonial ministers permanently residing in New Hampshire are exempt from this requirement.
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Please select the preferred ordination term:
1 Year New Hampshire Single Ceremony Ordination $10.95*
2 Year Complete New Hampshire Ordination Package $32 (Best Value)
5 Year Complete New Hampshire Ordination Package $64 (Save 20%)
10 Year Complete New Hampshire Ordination Package $112 (Save 30%)
All ordination levels are accepted in New Hampshire for residents and non-residents.
* — Please note that restricted basic-level ordination permits you to perform ONE marriage ceremony in New Hampshire ONLY during a one-year period. Complete ordination permits you to perform unlimited ceremonies in New Hampshire and most other states without restriction.
YES. I am a current resident of New Hampshire.
NO. I am NOT a current resident of New Hampshire.
Not a resident of New Hampshire? Not a problem. You are permitted to perform ceremonies in New Hampshire without restriction.
Non-resident ministers must register with the Secretary of State's office in Concord prior to the ceremony. All necessary forms and documents are included with your ordination.
FAST DOCUMENT DELIVERY! In a rush? Order a PDF* copy of your key ordination documents for only $6.95. PDF copies are sent via Hightail generally within one business day. (You will also receive the complete set of printed personalized documents via your preferred shipping method.)