Marriage License

Phone: (705) 264-1331
Email: [email protected]

To obtain a marriage license, ensure that both parties meet the criteria below, and then complete the application form.

The application itself, along with the supporting documents, as outlined below, must be submitted in person by one or both applicants.

  • Both parties MUST sign the Marriage License application form.

  • A Marriage License can only be issued and signed by the prospective applicants.

  • Applicants 16-17 years of age must have special consent from parents/guardians. Persons under 16 years of age cannot be issued a Marriage License

  • TWO pieces of original valid identification (no copies permitted), as outlined below, must be presented for both parties in order for a marriage license to be issued.

1st piece of identification MUST be one of the following:
A birth certificate
A current passport
A record of immigrant landing
A Canadian citizenship card

2nd piece of identification MUST be in the form of photo ID:
A valid driver’s license
A Health Card
A BYID age of majority card

  • If you are divorced, within Canada, we require the ORIGINAL or a COURT CERTIFIED COPY of the Certificate of Divorce or Decree Absolute, whichever applies, is required.

  • If you are divorced, outside of Canada, consent from the Office of the Registrar General must be obtained before City Hall can issue a license.

  • Prior to applying for a Marriage License, please check with the person solemnizing the ceremony whether you require a Marriage License from City Hall.

  • Once a Marriage License is processed, it must be paid for, and monies cannot be reimbursed.

  • The Marriage License is valid for use anywhere in Ontario for a period of 3 months from the date of issue. Should you not marry within that time period, you must apply for and pay for a new license.

  • The Marriage License will be issued within 24 hours provided that all required documents are submitted.

  • License Fee: $165.00 payable by Cash or INTERAC ONLY.

    2022 - $170.00
    2023 - $175.00
    2024 - $180.00
    2025 - $185.00
  • Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday
    City Hall, Main Main Floor - Service Timmins
    220 Algonquin Blvd. East
    Timmins, Ontario
    P4N 1B3
    Telephone 705-264-1331

Click here to download the Marriage Application Form

Civil Marriage Solemnization

Civil marriage solemnizations can be done by one of the officiants listed below who are authorized to perform marriages both at City Hall or off site. 

  • Applicants must purchase a marriage license, payable by cash or debit.
    2022 - $170.00
    2023 - $175.00
    2024 - $180.00
    2025 - $185.00
  • The cost to have the marriage solemnized by an officiant, payable in cash only.
  • 2022 - $275.00
    2023 - $275.00
    2024 - $275.00
    2025 - $300.00
  • If the marriage is performed at City Hall there is a cost for the use of the Council Chambers, payable by cash or debit.
  • 2022 - $75.00
    2023 - $75.00
    2024 - $75.00
    2025 - $75.00
  • The marriage may also be solemnized at another location chosen by the couple and agreed to by the officiant.

The following persons are authorized to solemnize marriages:

  • JACK WATSON (Retired City Clerk) Telephone: 705-266-5226
  • GUY LAMARCHE Telephone: 705-365-6440
  • JAMES LEFEBVRE Telephone: 705-262-9539