Record #: SHA1868
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 28 Jul 2022


Description (Service) Information on government documents needed if you plan to marry in Ontario. 

Religious Official: Visit to download lists of religious officials who are registered to perform marriages.  

Civil marriage officiants able to perform marriages in Ontario: 
  • Ontario Municipal Clerk/Delegate: Contact local city hall, town hall or municipal office to determine whether they provide civil marriage services and if so, who can perform a marriage. 
  • Judge: must be an Ontario provincial judge or a judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice 
  • Justice of the Peace: must be a justice of the peace under Ontario's Justices of the Peace Act 
  • Ontario case management master 
Visit website for more information on:  
  • Forms you need before you marry 
  • How to get a marriage licence 
  • Get a marriage certificate 
  • Change a name after marriage 
  • Remarry after a divorce
  • Out of country divorce

Service Details

Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Northumberland County
Eligibility Must be at least 16 years of age to get married.
Under 18 years old: Need written consent from both your parents. Consent forms available where you get a marriage licence.
Application Visit website for licence information
Languages English
Fees Service

Address and Location

Address & Map
Coordinates: 44.6073644, -79.4190960
Physical Access Not Applicable

Contact Information

Toll Free Phone For list of religious officials: 1-800-461-2156

Agency Overview