Present a copy of his/her ordination papers as a minister or local minister's license. If you have a minister’s license you will need a letter from your church showing that you are a regularly appointed pastor in your denomination.
Document of recent date (less than 30 days old) from his/her superior or church board stating that he/she is in good standing with the church for which he/she is ordained.
There is no fee for this service.
Bring the required paperwork listed above to the Dinwiddie Circuit Court at: Dinwiddie Circuit Court 14008 Boydton Plank Road Dinwiddie, VA 23841
You will sign the affidavit in front of a notary or clerk/deputy clerk.
The Clerk's Office will prepare an order for approval by the Judge.
You will be mailed a certified copy of the order of appointment.