Same Sex Marriage in Idaho

Humanist Celebrant Joel Gardner officiates a quick, informal ceremony for Kevin and Jared, days after same sex marriage became legal in Idaho

What is required for your same sex marriage to be legally recognized?

It doesn’t matter if you are gay or straight, the process for having the state recognize your marriage is the same. Click here to see the steps involved in getting a marriage license. It’s a fairly simple process and, unlike some other states, there has been little to no resistance from County Recorders (who issue the licenses).

Plan your ceremony

If you are looking for someone to officiate your ceremony, get in touch with Joel. He would be thrilled to help you celebrate your special day. Whether you want a ceremony that is simple and quick, traditional, or completely over the top, Joel can help you put together a ceremony that is as unique as you and your partner.

To help you get started planning your perfect ceremony, browse through the sample ceremonies on this site. You can pick and choose the things you love from various ceremonies and combine them to create a completely unique ceremony that reflects your love for each other.