As part of the City’s COVID-19 response, starting June 22 marriage licences will be issued by appointment only.

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

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.