Updated April 1, 2021 – As part of the City’s COVID-19 response marriage licences will be issued by appointment only.

All appointments will be honoured during the current province wide shutdown.

Current wedding chamber bookings are cancelled and new wedding bookings will not be accepted. Stay up-to-date on all affected City services and when they may resume by visiting toronto.ca/covid19

Read Toronto Public Health’s guidance for planning and hosting a wedding in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Getting married? The City Clerk’s Office is here to assist you with getting a marriage licence. An appointment is required when applying for a marriage licence. If you have the required identification and applicable documents it will take approximately 15 minutes to process your application and issue the licence.

Step 1: Apply for a Marriage Licence

Apply and book an appointment online.

Step 2: Plan Your Wedding Ceremony

Prepare for the day of your ceremony.

Step 3: Get Married

What happens during a marriage ceremony.

Step 4: Obtain a Marriage Certificate

How to change your name and order a marriage certificate.