Wedding Officiant in SW Florida
Looking for a Florida Notary to perform your wedding ceremony?
Let us be your wedding officiant!
Now conducting private island ceremonies!
Bokeelia, Cayo Costa, N. Captiva Island, Captiva, Boca Grande
As your wedding officiant, we will help you create a customized ceremony script. With over 5,000 variations your ceremony will truly be one of a kind just as unique as your partner and your love for each other.
Whether your event is small or large, casual or elegant, it should reflect your personalities, as well as your commitment to love, for each other. We look forward to assisting you in your creativity during this integral part of your wedding preparations.
We promise to help you create the perfect ceremony which will put the love you have for each other into words.
We partner with couples to create a unique and custom wedding ceremony designed to fulfill their needs and desires. From the inception of the script to the rehearsals, and finally to the big day. We work alongside the couple to ensure that their big day runs flawlessly and is truly memorable!
Types of Notary Ceremonies We Offer
Vow Renewal Ceremonies
Wedding Officiant Fees
You Come To Us
We Come To You
Private Island Ceremonies
Start @ $750
* Fees can alter based on travel time.
* We have a 29-foot Elegant World Cat that we will boat to any island for the reclusive, private, sunrise/sunset/moonlit tropical oasis wedding of your dreams.
We are on location for approximately 1 hour, any additional time due to a wedding delay is billed at $250 an hour.
The civil ceremony includes: Reading of traditional vows, performing the ceremony, and notarizing the Marriage License at the location of your choice.
Performing Marriage Ceremonies Laws Related to Solemnizing Marriage from the 1997 Florida Statutes
117.045 Marriages – A notary public is authorized to solemnize the rites of matrimony. For solemnizing the rites of matrimony, the fee of the notary public may not exceed those provided by law to the clerk of circuit court for like services.
General Wedding Officiant Questions and Answers
Are witnesses required to sign the marriage certificate?
Although a marriage certificate generally has space for two witnesses to sign, they are not legally required. However, it is recommended that two witnesses, other than the Notary, sign the marriage certificate in the event that proof of the marriage ceremony is necessary for the future.
Can a notary perform a marriage ceremony while aboard a ship?
Yes – as long as the ship is in Florida waters at the time of the ceremony.
Can a marriage be solemnized of a couple when one of the parties is under the age of 18?
Yes, providing the couple produces a valid Florida marriage license signed and sealed by the Clerk of the Circuit Court. If either or both parties are minors, parental consent is required.
Is there a waiting period for the issuance of the marriage license?
Yes, effective January 1, 1999, there is a 3-day delay in the effective date of the marriage license if the couple does not participate in a premarital preparation course.