Marriage Ceremonies

The 5th District Court Judges and Magistrates may perform marriage ceremonies for the general public who live in the Court's jurisdiction. Contact the Court at 269-983-7111 x8610 to schedule your wedding.

You must provide the clerk with the following information when scheduling your wedding ceremony: 

  • Full name of both applicants
  • Desired wedding date
    (before expiration date of marriage license)
  • Daytime telephone number of either applicant

Ceremonies are held on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 3:30p.m., 3:45p.m., or 4:00p.m.

Wedding Day - You will need to bring the following:

  • Marriage License and two envelopes obtained from Berrien County Clerk’s Office
  • Two witnesses
  • $10 marriage fee
  • Driver's license or passport for both applicants and both witnesses


Berrien County Courthouse
811 Port Street
St. Joseph, MI 49085

Berrien County Courthouse
1205 N. Front Street
Niles, MI 49120

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