FAQS

Who is Enlace Ceremonies?

Enlace Ceremonies provides licensed wedding officiants in Bakersfield California. Each of each our wedding officiant is license to marry couples and conduct wedding ceremonies in California. Enlace Ceremonies is located in Bakersfield CA. 

When do I pay the deposit?

The deposit is due within 7 days of our appointment as your officiant. A 50% deposit is required to secure your booking/wedding date. 

What is our cancellation and refund policy?

If you need to cancelled your wedding within 7 days from the initial booking the deposit is 100% refundable. After which we will be more than happy to transfer your date to the next available time that suits you. If the wedding is cancelled the balance is no longer due but the deposit is non refundable. 

Can we book a wedding officiant today?

Yes, you can contact our office at 661.237.7097 and schedule a meeting or to check our wedding officiant availability. 

How long does the ceremony take?

A ceremony can take between 20 minutes to an hour, depending on many factors and traditions. 

Can we speak with a wedding officiant before we reserve?

Yes, feel free to give us a call and we will gladly answer all your questions. 

Do we need to memorize our vows?

No, you can copy them down or write your own and come wedding day, we will feed them to you one word at a time. 

What time does the wedding officiant arrive for the ceremony?

This depends on your wedding package, it could be between 15 minutes to an hour prior to the ceremony.

Do I have to pay for Travel Expenses?

If your wedding is out in a different city, state or country. You are responsible for the wedding officiant travel and accommodation expenses. 

Is a gratuity expected?

No, but you can express your gratitude by sending a thank you card with a picture of the ceremony and by referring us to your friends and family members. 

Will be be legally married?

Yes, California allows a priest, minister, rabbi, or authorized person of any religious denomination to solemnize a marriage. Our professional wedding officiant are licensed to married couples in the United of America, and can travel to any where in the world to officiate a ceremony. 

Can our kids take part in the wedding ceremony?

Yes, we encourage it. Talk to us about involving your kids in the ceremonies and ask us for ideas on how to do just that. 

Does the wedding officiant stay for dinner etc?

Most would like to but usually have another wedding ceremony to go to. You can always ask your wedding officiant when the time comes. 

If you have a question that was not address here, please feel free to contact us at 661.237.7097 or send us an email at: enlaceweddings@gmail.com