Ministry Credentials

    Credentials of Ordination can be filed by mail or in person.   

Send by mail:

  • A copy of your Credentials of Ordination or license
  • Signed copy of Certificate of Filing (184 KB)
  • Fee of $20.00 

Bring in person:

  • Original or photocopy of your Credentials of Ordination or license   
  • Fee of $20.00   

Acceptable forms of payment are credit card, personal check, money order or cashier's check. 

 Make checks payable to:  Olmsted County 

Olmsted County
Vital Records & Licensing
151 4th Street SE
Rochester, MN  55904-3709   

Credentials of Ordination must be filed in at least one Minnesota county in order to perform a legal marriage ceremony in this state.