Get Married in Snohomish County, Washington – 3 Easy Steps For a Quick and Fun Wedding Ceremony

Snohomish County, Washington is a beautiful County in Washington State for a wedding ceremony. Just a short drive North from Seattle, couples love to be married in Snohomish County as it has offers not only waterfront vistas but mountain and rural country wedding venues as well.

If you are being married in this County, here are 3 easy steps to help you coordinate a quick and easy wedding ceremony.


1) Get Legal ~ Your Marriage License: To get legal, you will need to secure a valid Washington State marriage license at least 60 days before your wedding day. To apply for your license in Snohomish County, contact the County’s Auditor’s office for information. You will need to apply in person and there is a 3-day waiting period to use the license from the date of application. Cost for your license is $62.

If you are being married in Snohomish County, you may apply for your marriage license in any other County in Washington State. The way that things work in Washington State is that a marriage license purchased in one County is good to be used in any other County of the State.

2) Location/Venue For Your Snohomish County Wedding Ceremony: If you are seeking a sweet and inexpensive venue for your big day, one of the best kept secrets of Northwest engaged couples is a newer wedding website sponsored by the Snohomish Tourism Bureau:

This website features locations and venues for wedding ceremonies of all shapes and sizes in Snohomish County and is your easy “go to” resource to make your search for a location or venue easy and fun.

3) Find An Officiant Or Minister To Get You Hitched ~ If you are being married outside of a church or other religious institution in Snohomish, you have a grand variety of non-denominational wedding officiants and ministers to choose from to officiate your ceremony.

Do a quick search on the Google under “Snohomish County Wedding Officiant or Minister” and you’ll find a number of men and women who may appeal to you. Create a short list and if possible, set up an interview with three Officiants or Ministers so you can select the person whose personality and approach to ceremony resonates most strongly with you. On average, officiant services range from $250 – $650, depending on what you want and/or desire for your ceremony.