Yes, provided you are authorized by an entity to perform ceremonies. In accordance with California Family Code Section 400, persons authorized to solemnize marriages must be 18 years of age or older, and include any of the following: Priest, minister, rabbi, or authorized person of any religious denomination authorized by his/her denomination to solemnize marriages, including retired individuals.
In California, it is the ordination or investment by the denomination that gives each clergy member the authority to perform the marriage rite. H&SC Section 103175(3) requires the person solemnizing a marriage to endorse upon the license, the specific denomination that gives him/her the authority to solemnize marriages, if he/she is a clergy or clergy person. Out-of-state and out-of-country priests, ministers, or clergy persons may perform marriages in California if they are ordained or invested by a denomination.
The laws of the State of California do not require persons performing marriages to file credentials with the State, County Clerk, or other governmental entity. The State Registrar, County Clerk, or County Recorder do not have responsibility for verification of credentials. The state does not maintain a central registry of members of the clergy.
If you need additional information or have more questions, please contact the County Clerk's Office located at the Marin County Civic Center, 3501 Civic Center Drive room 234, San Rafael, CA. You can also contact a member of the County Clerk staff via phone at (415) 473-6772 or via email. Office hours are 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM - Monday through Friday (closed major holidays) All transactions, filings, and applications must be presented for processing by 3:30 PM.