SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday signed an executive order that allows California residents to obtain marriage licenses and get married through videoconferencing rather than in-person during the coronavirus pandemic.
The requirements are that both adults are California residents, are present for the videoconference and can present identification while present.READ MORE: 'Can't Let Fear Stop Me': Cruise Ship Passenger Plans Travel As State Reopens
The order also allows adults to get married via videoconference at the discretion of a local county clerk, as long as both parties and a witness are present for the videoconference.READ MORE: City Hall Hire Skyler Henry Prompts Unusual Promise Of No Threat To Colleagues Safety
Gov. Newsom said the order will be in place for the next two months for anyone who wishes to get married during that time.MORE NEWS: $150 Million Question: How Should Sacramento County Spend Federal Relief Money?
If residents who wish to be married go this route, marriage licenses will be issued through email.