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.

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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.

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Gov. Newsom said the order will be in place for the next two months for anyone who wishes to get married during that time.

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If residents who wish to be married go this route, marriage licenses will be issued through email.