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Riverside County Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder logo

Civil Marriage Ceremony

The Riverside County Assessor-Clerk-Recorder is conducting civil ceremonies at our locations listed below.

Appointments are suggested.

Masks are strongly recommended

Please complete your application for your marriage license before arriving or booking your appointment. Follow the instructions on our Public Marriage License or Confidential Marriage License pages.

Civil ceremonies are $85 at all of our locations, except the 14th Street Chapel in downtown Riverside, which is $120.

Where are you offering civil ceremonies?

We offer civil ceremonies at the following offices: Riverside (Gateway), Temecula, Hemet, Palm Desert, and Blythe (appointments are recommended).

The 14th Street Chapel in Downtown Riverside is also available (by pre-paid appointment only). To book an appointment for your civil ceremony, visit

How many guests can I invite?

The number of guests that can attend varies by location. At our Gateway and Palm Desert offices, up to twenty guests are allowed. For the 14th Street Chapel in downtown Riverside, up to forty guests are allowed. At the Temecula office, at our outside ceremony area, up to fifteen guests are allowed. For our Hemet and Blythe locations, up to four guests are allowed.