Marriage License Info

Marriage License Info - Requirements for Ontario, Canada

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The fee for a Licence is $100.00 Canadian (Cash Only). The price is subject to change - call in advance to verify.


Both parties MUST be 18 years of age or over to obtain a Licence. Applicants who are 16 or 17 years of age must have parental consent. No person under the age of 16 years may be married.

Number of Applicants to Attend Before Issue

Both parties MUST complete and sign an application form. However, if BOTH parties are not able to come in to obtain the Marriage Licence, one person may bring in the completed application form signed by both parties along with the two pieces of identification as specified below.


Applicants must provide two pieces of ORIGINAL identification such as a Birth Certificate, Driver's License or a Passport

Period During Which License is Valid

A Marriage License is valid anywhere in ONTARIO for a period of 3 months from the date of issuance.

Divorce or Annulment

If an applicant has been granted a divorce or an annulment in Canada, the applicant is to file with the Issuer the original or a COURT CERTIFIED COPY of their final divorce papers.

If an applicant has been granted a divorce or an annulment in a jurisdiction other than Canada, the applicant should speak to an issuer of Marriage Licenses to receive additional requirements.

Marriage Licenses are issued between 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday to Friday at:

City Hall Clerks Department, 4310 Queen Street, Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada L2E 6X5

Telephone (905) 356-7521 Fax (905) 356-9083

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