Marriage Licences

With the ongoing closure of city administrative facilities until at least May 31, marriage licences are currently being issued by appointment only

Please be advised that staff responsible for the issuance of marriage licences cannot provide advice regarding the number of guests that are able to attend at your planned wedding. For information regarding social distancing guidelines  please consult the Provincial Emergency Order.

At this time, appointments to obtain a marriage licence must be booked in advance and there are a limited number of appointments available each day, those couples wishing to obtain a marriage licence will be screened upon arrival at Tom Davies Square.

In order to protect the health of staff and your fellow citizens, if you or your partner are experiencing any symptoms related to COVID-19, please do not attend Tom Davies Square.

Access to Tom Davies Square is available through the underground parking lot which can be accessed from Minto or Paris Street. Upon arrival you will be asked to identify yourself and state the purpose of your visit to security by using the call button to the right of the door.

Marriage licences are valid for a period of 90 days from the date of issue and the fee for the licence is $160. At this time payment for the licence must be made via debit or credit card.

Please be advised that refunds will not be issued for licences that have expired before an intended ceremony has taken place. If your wedding is cancelled for any reason, including as a result of COVID-19, you will need to resubmit and repay to obtain a brand new marriage licence with the new wedding date.

For couple who have previously purchased a marriage licence prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, at this time no direction has been provided from the Office of the Registrar General with respect to extension of licences.