Frequently Asked Questions
How do I become an Ordained Minister?
First, you need to register with us by completing our Ordination Form where you will provide us with some personal information and accept the Oath of Ordination. Second, you will select your desired ordination package and the complete checkout process. Yes, its that simple!
Is the Ordination by United National Ministry Legal & Valid in my State?
Yes, our Minister Ordination is legal and valid in all 50 US States, Washington DC, Puerto Rico and US Territories by virtue of the US Constitution’s Separation of Church and State Clause, which grants us the authority to license ministers.
What do I do after I receive my Ordination Package from United National Ministry?
See Licensing Map above. If your state is colored GREEN then there are no further Registration Requirements in your State. If your State is colored ORANGE then you must register your Ordination Documents with your county courthouse before performing weddings. However, there are no registration requirements for other religious duties.
How Long Does it Take to Become Ordained?
It takes about 2-3 minutes to complete our online ordination application. Then it takes about 3-5 business days to receive your credentials by mail. For faster delivery you can select Priority Shipping for your Ordination Package.
Are you a Real Christian Organization?
Yes, United National Ministry is a Christian non-denominational Marriage Ministry based in Dallas, TX. We are registered in the State of Delaware as a Nonprofit Organization pursuant to the Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) and our Charter and State laws authorize us to ordain ministers for Christ in all 50 States and Washington DC.
What are the Requirements to Become Ordained?
United National Ministry does NOT require any formal education or training to became an ordained minister. We believe that ordination comes from divine inspiration from God and therefore we only require that you agree to our Statement of Faith and uphold our Christian Statement of Faith.
Does United National Ministry ordained women as Ministers?
Yes, United National Ministry ordains women to the rank of Minister, Pastor, Reverend, Chaplain, and Wedding Officiant same as men. The choice of rank or title is a personal choice and all titles or ranks hold the same legal and spiritual authority.
Does United National Ministry Allow Same-Sex Marriage?
No, United National Ministry and its ministers are prohibited from officiating and celebrating gay and same-sex marriages. We believe in marriage as God commanded in the Bible being only between a man and woman. Our faith and our Charter only authorize our clergy to recognize and officiate traditional marriages only between a man and woman.