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Mary B. Bedard, CPA
1115 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301-4639
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(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

Marriage licenses are issued, by appointment only, in the County Clerk's Office located in the Administration Building at 400 N. China Lake Blvd. You must call (661) 868-3743 to schedule an appointment. To purchase a marriage license, both parties must appear together, each must have a valid government issued picture ID and complete a marriage license application. **Please note - the fee must be paid with money order only, made payable to Kern County Clerk.

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