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Marriage Licensing

Two wedding bands sitting on a documentLooking to tie the knot?  You will need a marriage licence.

Step One: Obtain the marriage licence application form. Either download the form or pick it up at Customer Service (front desk at Town Hall). Licences are issued between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

Step Two: Call Customer Service at 905.584.2272 to make an appointment to issue your marriage licence. Please allow 30 minutes for the issuance of your marriage licence.

Step Three: Visit Customer Service at the appointed time and we will process your licence. Please note: a fee of $150.00 applies and may be paid by Cash, Interac, Visa or MasterCard.

Are you eligible?

To obtain a marriage licence:

  • At least one applicant to the proposed marriage must apply in person.
  • The completed Marriage Licence Application must be signed and dated by both applicants.
  • Please ensure that all sections of the application are complete, including the Religious Denomination where "None" or "Nil" is acceptable.
  • 2 original valid pieces of I.D. are required for each party to the marriage, one of which is a Birth Certificate. The second piece of Identification may be either a valid Driver's Licence, Passport or other government issued photo ID.
  • No person under the age of 16 may marry.
  • Applicants 16-17 years of age require both parents' consent. Consent Form 6 must be completed by parents or guardians and is available at Town Hall.
  • If you are currently divorced, we require the original or court certified copy of the Certificate of Divorce. Photocopies are not acceptable. The court that granted the divorce can certify a copy. If the Divorce was granted outside of Canada please ask for the Foreign Divorce Kit forms, and allow additional time to process (if the decree is in a language other than English or French, a certified translation must be provided).
  • A Marriage Licence is valid in Ontario only for a period of three (3) months from thedate of issuance.

Marriage Certificates

You may apply for a Certificate of Marriage eight (8) weeks after your date of marriage by completing an on-line form from Service Ontario.