Have a friend or family member perform your marriage!
The Santa Barbara County Clerk-Recorder is designated as the Commissioner of Civil Marriages for Santa Barbara County. The Clerk-Recorder may appoint individuals as Deputy Civil Marriage Commissioners in order to marry specific couples. This means that your friend or family member may be appointed as a Deputy Civil Marriage Commissioner for a Day and perform your marriage. Read the instructions to learn more.
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