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Marriage Licences

Marriage licences are issued at:

Clerk's Office
Civic Complex, One The Esplanade
Pickering, ON  L1V 6K7

Monday to Friday between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm
Licence Fee - $125.00 (Cash, Debit-Interac, VISA, Mastercard)
General Enquiry - Clerk's Office: 905.420.4611

A Marriage Licence can be issued only to the Applicant and/or Joint Applicant.

Both parties must sign the Marriage Application (Form 3).

When issuing a Marriage Licence we require one original piece of government-issued photo identification for both parties with the following information:

  • current legal name
  • date of birth
  • signature

A certified translator must translate documents in a language other than
English or French.

Applicant's 16 or 17 years of age require parental consent. See issuer for further details.

If a previous marriage was dissolved or annulled within Canada, the original or court certified copy of the Decree Absolute or Certificate of Divorce must be submitted. A divorce judgment is not acceptable. Certified copies may be obtained from the court that granted the divorce. All documents will be returned, photocopies are not acceptable.

If the divorce was granted outside Canada, please consult the issuer, in the Clerk's Office for further details.

There are no residency or citizenship requirements.

Blood tests or medical certificates are not required in Ontario.

A Marriage Licence is valid for use anywhere in Ontario for a period of 3 months (90 days) from the date of issue.

Government of Ontario Marriage Licence Application

Additional Information can be obtained from Service Ontario