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At DC Elopements® We Believe That

Getting Married Should Be Simple and Stress-Free

Safe, Simple, and Stress-Free

Whether you want to book an elopement package or just need to get legally married in DC, we have a service level to fit your needs and your budget. We pride ourselves on making it simple and convenient to get married, from secure online reservations and payments to next-day rush service.

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A Company You Can Trust

Deciding to elope in DC shouldn't be stressful — isn't that the point? Our professional, friendly staff performs over 500 marriages each year and we never leave our couples wondering whether they made the right choice. We've earned an impeccable reputation for high-quality, professional, reliable service and have the reviews and awards to show for it.

Real People, Real Relationships

We're all about love — supporting it, sharing it, and celebrating it! Whatever your reasons may be for getting married in DC, we have a service level to fit your needs and your budget. Best of all, you'll be working with a friendly, responsive staff that really cares about giving you a great experience working with our company — no matter which marriage service you use.

If you're interested in getting married in Washington DC, there's no easier way than with DC Elopements®. Our simple, step-by-step online booking process and easy-to-understand elopement packages were created to make your experience a breeze. Ready to learn more?

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Ready To Make It Official?

Getting married in Washington, DC is easy, even if you're planning from a distance. In fact, more than half of our couples travel here from somewhere else around the country or around the globe.

DC Elopements now offers packages that include Legal Online Marriage services, so you can get legally married at your convenience and schedule your in-person DC Elopement Ceremony whenever you'd like.

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What Our Customers Are Saying:

  • We live out of the country and it is really hard to organize a wedding ceremony from abroad... everything was easy and fast!
    Debbie & Carol, 6/19/2014
  • We are so grateful we were able to get married on the day we wanted, otherwise we would've been waiting until next year!
    Brittany & Ryan, 4/1/2016
  • We had a great experience with DC Elopements! Overall this was a great experience, and exactly the simple sort of wedding that we wanted!
    Nicole & Dan, 10/30/2016

Proudly Serving All Couples

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Washington DC Elopements and Marriage Services

Welcome to DC Elopements! We are a marriage services company based in the DC area, offering elopement planning and coordination, DC officiant services, wedding photography, and marriage license services. We pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service (just look at our reviews!) and our company is known in the Washington, DC area for our professionalism and convenience. We offer a number of marriage services for couples interested in getting married in our nation’s capital, from full-scale elopement packages to simple marriage license signings. Washington, DC is a wonderful place to get married, whether you’re hosting a 300-guest wedding or a simple elopement ceremony.

Washington, DC has become a very popular destination for engaged couples, offering a number of favorable options for marriage license applications, legal marriages for international couples, and world-class wedding professionals and venues. With so many reasons to elope in Washington, DC, why go anywhere else? For answers to the most popular questions about eloping in Washington, DC, take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions. We offer several services for legal marriage and elopements in DC:

  • Elopement Experiences™ — For couples who want a gorgeous, all-inclusive elopement package with all of the details handled for them, our premium packages include location scouting and acquisition, photography, officiant services, flowers, hair and makeup, and marriage license procurement.
  • Simple Elopements — For couples who just want a small, intimate elopement ceremony, we offer wedding officiant services anywhere in the district with optional photography.
  • Legal Marriage Services — We offer several a la carte options for legal marriage services in DC, including our popular Express Marriage license signing service.
  • DC Officiant Services — For couples who are planning a full-scale wedding ceremony and reception, we offer professional officiant services with fully customized ceremonies.
  • Professional Elopement Photography - All of our Elopement Experiences™ packages include professional elopement photography from an experienced, award-winning photographer.
  • Legal Online Marriage Package — For couples traveling to Washington, DC, or for those who don’t wish to spend their time waiting in the DC Marriage Bureau, this is our fastest, easiest, most convenient way to get legally married!
  • DC Certified Copy Courier Service — For couples who need to obtain certified copies of their DC Marriage License, we offer courier pickup a the DC Superior Court and trackable shipping to ensure you get your copies quickly and securely.

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Elope in Washington, DC

Check out our Articles for the latest news and information on eloping in Washington, DC. If you need information or advice for filing an application for a marriage license in Washington, DC, please visit our DC Marriage License page for up-to-date instructions and requirements. The Superior Court of the District of Columbia offers a number of options for marriage licenses, both for local residents and for couples traveling from other areas, and we have several services to help you obtain and file your license.

If you have additional questions, or to get more information on our elopement services in Washington, DC, contact us today – we look forward to speaking with you!


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