If You Are Interested in My Wedding

Services in Tucson, Arizona

I would love to answer any questions you may have about my services. Please feel free to contact me by phone or email. If you would like, let me know your phone number in your email and some good times to reach you. While email is welcomed, speaking to you directly by phone can be a nice way to communicate and share wedding ideas. If you are in Tucson, we can also meet in person to discuss your ceremony wishes and vision. Whichever your preference, let me know the date or tentative date and time of your wedding, the location, and number of guests, or whatever you know about your wedding now so that I may better estimate my fees. 

​For your convenience, I've included information about obtaining your marriage license below on this page. You may also find a printable PDF of this site in the footer of this page.


Meanwhile, I invite you to visit my wedding blog for tips on Creating Your Meaningful Wedding Ceremony and Reflections on the Meaning of Marriage. One post lists the Most Popular Wedding Venues and Locations in Tucson.

Thank you ... and I appreciate your interest!

~ Irene



PO Box 69402 Tucson, AZ 85737


How to Get Married in Tucson, Arizona

~ You can apply for your marriage license Monday through Friday between 8:00am and 5:00pm at the Pima County Superior Court Building on the corner of Church and Congress in downtown Tucson.

- You must both appear at the court house with a valid identification card. You must be 18 years of age. If 16 or 17, contact the court for requirements. You must marry and return your license within 12 months or it will expire.


~ The current fee for a marriage license is $83 in the form of cash, check, money order, or cashier’s check made out to: Clerk of Superior Court. There is no blood test requirement or waiting period requirement. Two witnesses 18 years or older and the wedding officiant must sign the license. The license must be returned for recording in 20 days.​


I suggest checking the Pima County Clerk of the Superior Court website or calling the Pima County Clerk at (520) 724-3210 to verify information, as it may change.

Office of the Clerk

First Floor

Pima County Superior Court Building

110 W. Congress Street

Tucson, AZ 85701

(520) 724-3210


You can also obtain a marriage license at these locations. Above requirements apply. Make check, money order, or cashier's check out to the the Clerk of Superior Court, and a $1.50 (in cash) processing fee may apply. Check for open times.

Oro Valley Magistrate Court

11000 N. La Cañada Drive

Oro Valley, AZ  85737

(520) 229-4700

Marana Municipal Court
11555 W Civic Center Drive
Marana, AZ 85653

(520) 382-2700

Green Valley Justice Court

601 N. La Cañada Drive
Green Valley, AZ 85614
(520) 222-0200

My Sons

Your Love . Your Vows . Your Moment (HOME)

After 30 years of officiating weddings in Santa Fe, I have moved to beautiful Tucson. It it is my joy to serve couples here as each takes this next most important step in their relationship—the Celebration of “Love in Union” in the commitment of Marriage! View a beautiful wedding slideshow and read an introduction to this site.

Minister/Officiant Services I Offer for Your Wedding in Arizona

Your wedding is just that…yours! Let it simply reflect and celebrate who and what you are together. It is my interest and intention that as a couple you experience the ceremony that speaks to your personal, individual and honest vision of your marriage commitment. Learn about my services and fees.

Notes of Gratitude from Couples Whose Weddings I Have Been Honored to Serve


"We sensed your enthusiasm for making our ceremony unique and meaningful. Your words were chosen with care and hold deep significance for us." - Betsy & Dave, Texas. Read more testimonials

A Taste of the Wedding Ceremony in Tucson, Arizona

The essence of this commitment we honor as marriage, is the conscious choosing to live your life fully with another, in one’s entirety, as lover, companion, and most important, with a strong bond of true friendship. See excerpts from wedding ceremonies I've performed and a personal closing note on the ceremony.

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Irene Swain

Non-Denominational Minister & Wedding Officiant

Serving Tucson, Oro Valley, and Marana, AZ

505-983-1799    irene@tucsonazweddings.com    PO Box 69402 Tucson, AZ 85737

© 2019 by Irene Swain. Created by K.G. Loving.

Photos © 2019 by Vladimir Chaloupka, Insight Photo, Robin Parrot, Kathryn Gabriel Loving, and Irene Swain