Marriage License

Phone: (705) 264-1331

To obtain a marriage licence, 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 Licence application form.

  • A Marriage Licence 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 Licence

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

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

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

  • The Marriage Licence 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 licence.

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

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

  • 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

Appointments for civil marriage solemnization can be made with one of the officiants authorized to perform marriages at City Hall.

The cost to purchase a marriage licence is $165.00. The cost to have the marriage solemnized is $250.00.

If the marriage is performed at City Hall there is a cost for the use of the Council Chambers of $70.00.

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
  • LISA DUVAL(Retired Manager of Clerk’s Services) Telephone: 705-365-8636
  • GUY LAMARCHE Telephone: 705-365-6440
  • JAMES LEFEBVRE Telephone: 705-262-9539