can I find Government regulations and information?
Helpful information from the Ontario government.
What are the fees?
Purchase at Ontario Municipal Office of your choice.
Ceremony: $350 (Includes planning sessions)
and Rehearsal fees if applicable may apply and are paid
directly to your chosen commissioner.
are payable to the Huron-Kinloss Township
prior to the wedding date.
Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm
Tel: (519) 395-3735 Fax: (519) 395-4107
can I have the ceremony performed?
suitable location of your choice. Together we will design a ceremony
that is unique for you. Should you have any special requests for your
ceremony, feel free to discuss them with us.
do I need to do first?
to being married, couples must obtain an Ontario Marriage License from
a Registry Office in the Province of Ontario. It is valid for 3 months
from the date of issue.
both parties need to be present to buy the license?
obtain the license only one party must attend in person to purchase the
license, BUT that person must have the application completed and signed
by both parties, and the required identification and other documents
for both parties.
Each party needs two pieces of original identification; One
piece of ID must be one of the following (plus any change of name
- Birth Certificate
- Current passport
- Record of Immigrant Landing
- Canadian Citizenship papers
- Adoption papers
The second piece of ID must be a photo identification. ALSO,
if a widow / widower, bring proof of death of previous spouse(s).
marriage license is turned over to the person conducting the marriage
ceremony and is not returned. A Marriage Statement (certificate) is
provided at completion of the wedding ceremony but this is not a
registered document. To obtain the official registered Certificate of
Marriage it is necessary to apply to the Ontario Vital Statistics
Registry. The appropriate form can also be obtained at any registry
Two mature witnesses are required for the ceremony. It
is not necessary that the witnesses have prior knowledge of the couple
being married. Both the bride and groom must be at least 18 years of
age, or possess the necessary written consent.