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County Clerk

Mary B. Bedard, CPA

1115 Truxtun Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301-4639

Office Hours: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Mon-Fri 661-868-3588


Wedding Ceremonies

Your marriage license will be effective immediately and will be valid for 90 days. Someone who is authorized to perform marriages in California, as provided in Family Code Section 400-401, may perform your ceremony at a location of your choice. The Kern County Clerk’s Office does not perform civil ceremonies.