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Mary B. Bedard, CPA
1115 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301-4639
Public Hours 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Mon-Fri
(661) 868-3588

MARRIAGE LICENSE

Marriage licenses may be completed and obtained at the County Clerk's Office.

Kern County Administrative Building
1115 Truxtun Ave, 1st Floor
Bakersfield, Ca 93301
(661) 868-3743


LIST OF OFFICIANTS

Clicking on the link below will direct you away from our web site to a courtesy listing of wedding officiants. We are not recommending any of these individuals. We have not investigated them personally or professionally. We do not advocate the use of anyone on this list. There are other sources of names of officiants available that can be found in the phone directory or by searching the internet. We do not guarantee or represent that anyone on this list will perform a marriage ceremony if requested to do so. It is YOUR responsibility to insure that the officiant you choose to perform your wedding ceremony is someone with whom you want to do business.


THE RIDGECREST OFFICE IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED. FOR QUESTIONS OR INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE KERN COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE IN BAKERSFIELD AT 661-868-3743.

APPLICATION FOR A MARRIAGE LICENSE - RIDGECREST ONLY

General Instructions:
  • Print the form.
  • Completely fill out the form (all data must be provided).
  • Please call (760) 384-5850 to make an appointment.
  • Bring the completed form to the Ridgecrest Office when applying for the license:

    Kern County Administration Building
    400 N. China Lake Blvd
    Ridgecrest, CA

    forward_arrow_b.gif (579 bytes) Application for a Public Marriage License (English) - RIDGECREST ONLY

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