Instant Online Ordination

Welcome! You are about to become an ordained minister with the Universal Life Church Monastery (ULC). Our ordination affords you all the rights of ministry, including the right to solemnize marriages.

The Universal Life Church ordination is accepted in 48 states (excluding Virginia & Pennsylvania). However, please be sure to find out about the legal requirements governing your state prior to performing wedding ceremonies, as each state has different registration procedures.

Online Ordination Request Form
  Please capitalize correctly and do not include titles. e.g. use "Peter Patterson" not "Dr. Peter Patterson"
  You can use your password to look up your registration information at any time.

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  • The Universal Life Church respects your privacy and will not share your information with any third parties. We will not e-mail you unless you subscribe to our newsletter, or we have information to share that is pertinent to your ordination.
  • You must fill out the form completely in order for the application to be accepted and legalized.
  • Due to privacy law we cannot accept ordinations online for children under the age of 13. By submitting this form you agree that you are over the age of 13.
  • Only valid legal names and addresses will be accepted.