Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please allow 30 minutes to process and issue the marriage licence.
$145 - Cash, Cheque or Interac only.
Any person who is at least 18 years of age may marry.
Applicants who are 16 or 17 years of age are required to submit a completed Consent of Parent or Guardian to Marriage Form signed by both parents (or legal guardian) when making application for a marriage licence. The Consent of Parent or Guardian to Marriage Form is available at the Town Office.
Original Identification for both applicants is required. Two (2) pieces of identification must be shown for each party confirming name, birth date and signature.
The first piece of identification must be one of the following:
The second piece of identification must be photo identification, which can be one of the following:
These documents are required for all applicants. Documents presented in a language other than English, must be supported by a translation by an authorized translator.
If there has been a previous marriage and the divorce was granted in Canada, you are required to bring the original Certificate of Divorce or Decree Absolute, or a court certified true copy of same. Please note that a photocopy is not acceptable. Also a Divorce Judgement, Divorce Order or Decree Nisi issued by the Court is not acceptable. All documents will be returned.
Divorce Outside of Canada
An applicant, whose former marriage was dissolved or annulled in a jurisdiction other than Canada, must obtain authorization from the Office of the Registrar General before a marriage licence may be issued.
To obtain this authorization, the applicants or a lawyer representing the applicants, must submit:
Mail these four documents to The Office of the Registrar General, P.O. Box 4600, 189 Red River Road, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6L8
Widow or widower
If either party to the marriage licence application is a widow or widower, they are not required to produce a death certificate to obtain a marriage licence.
A marriage licence is valid for use anywhere in Ontario for three (3) months from the date of issue.
One applicant to the marriage may submit the completed application form to the Customer & Legislative Services Department in order to obtain a Marriage Licence, provided that the required original identification/documentation for the absent party is presented. The application must be original and signed by both applicants.
Should you have any questions, please contact our office at 905-727-1375.