Getting Married During the Pandemic? Wedding Ceremonies by Jeff is here for you!

We are conducting customized elopement and micro weddings and signing marriage licenses during the pandemic.
Please call 703.980.1677 or email for more information and customized pricing.
Here is the current marriage license status in Northern Virginia, DC, and Montgomery and PG counties in Maryland.
The following Virginia counties are serving all couples, regardless of residency.
Prince William County is scheduling in-person appointments. Visit the Clerk’s webpage to schedule your appointment using their online scheduling tool – Prince William County Marriage License Info.  The current wait time is about two weeks. Submit your online application 48 hours before your appointment. Call 703.792.6036 for more information.
Alexandria City is scheduling virtual and in-person appointments. Virtual couples receive their marriage license by mail. To schedule an appointment, send an email to They will email you your appointment time and required information. The current wait time is three-weeks. Call 703.746.4044 for more information.
Fairfax County is scheduling virtual appointments. Visit the Clerk’s webpage for the link to apply online: Fairfax County On-Line Application Info. They will email your appointment time and required information. You can request to pick up your license in-person or have the license mailed to you. The current process takes two/three weeks. Call 703.691.7320 for more information.
Spotsylvania County is scheduling in-person appointments. They require the couple to apply online first and then schedule an appointment to pick-up the marriage license. . Call 540.507.7609 to schedule your appointment.
Fredericksburg, Virginia is taking walk-ins. Please check their website.
Winchester City is taking walk-ins by appointment. Please check the Clerk’s website. BUT ONLY serving Virginia residents.
Virginia County Residents Only
Loudoun, Arlington, Stafford, Rappahannock, and Fauquier County’s are ONLY issuing marriage licenses for County residents and ONLY by appointment. Appointments are in-person .Please check the county Clerk’s website for more information,
Arlington County and Loudoun County wait times are three/ four weeks. Other counties can typically take you within one week.
WASHINGTON, DC (two/three-week process)
DC is scheduling virtual appointments and emailing the marriage license to couples. Once you apply online for your license, the office will email you a date and time for your virtual appointment.
Please check the DC Marriage Bureau website. DC Covid 19 marriage license process
DC is also offering virtual court weddings.
Montgomery County is issuing marriage licenses by mail and maybe taking in-person appointments. Please contact the m by phone to confirm. Montgomery County Covid 19 marriage license process.
Prince George’s County is processing marriage licenses by mail and drop box and the courthouse. In-person appointments are by appointment only. Prince Georges County Marriage License Info link.
Howard County is only issuing marriage licenses via mail. Howard County Covid 19 marriage license process.
Please call Jeff Maszal for more information and customized pricing at 703.980.1677 or email him at
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Meet Jeff

Meet Jeff
My name is Jeff Maszal and I’ve officiated weddings for over 30 years. Seminary trained and a former parish minister; I started Wedding Ceremonies by Jeff after several years in the corporate world.
I am an Ordained Minister in good standing with the United Church of Christ (UCC) licensed to officiate weddings in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia (DC).
Born and raised in Detroit, MI, I once lived in London, England from where I traveled the world.
Today, I live in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, VA.

My Approach

My Approach
I’ve worked with couples of almost every faith, race, nationality, culture, and sexual orientation. I even married my dentist and physical therapist (performed the ceremony).
Working together, we will create a ceremony that reflects who you are as a couple, what you would like in your ceremony, and what your family, faith, and/or culture may request or require.
My services include: Officiating Wedding Ceremonies and Vow Renewals • License Signing (VA) • Premarital Counseling • Wedding Consultation • Baptisms • Funerals • Proxy Services in DC for Marriage License and Monument Permit applications.

My Weddings

My Weddings
I officiate traditional, contemporary, religious, non-religious, spiritual, secular, interfaith, fusion, multi-cultural, civil wedding ceremonies, and everything in-between.
You are free to customize your ceremony as you wish.
My wedding venues include several premier venues in the greater Washington DC Metro area and Northern Virginia wine country. The Inn at Little Washington, Mount Vernon, Jefferson Memorial, Stone Tower Winery, and the Hay Adams, Willard, and Mayflower hotels are just a few.
Yet some of my favorite weddings have been in the couple’s backyard and in a McDonald’s.
Elopement Ceremonies Now Available
Elopement ceremonies are available in Historic Old Town Alexandria, Northern Virginia, Washington D.C. and MD, Monday – Thursday during the daytime and Friday mornings (excludes holidays).
An elopement ceremony is an elegant, personalized, civil-type ceremony for the couple and up to ten guests.
During the pandemic elopement and micro wedding fees are customized. The starting fee for Old Town Alexandria, Arlington and Fairfax is $180 and $200 for Washington DC., Md and other Northern Virginia locations.
License Signings in Virginia
License Signings are for couples who want a family member or friend to officiate their wedding ceremony, but that person can’t get licensed in Virginia; and, for couples who want to get “legally” married prior to their actual ceremony for any number of reasons.
When we meet, I will confirm your identity and that you want to marry. I will sign your marriage license and return it immediately to the Clerk’s office.
The license singing fee is $150 for Alexandria, Arlington, and Fairfax. A minimum $20 travel fees may apply for signings outside the beltway.
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