As part of the City’s COVID-19 response, marriage licences will only be issued by appointment only. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Registry services counters at the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall and the North York, Etobicoke and Scarborough Civic Centres are closed for walk-in services. Stay up-to-date on all affected City services and when they may resume by visiting toronto.ca/covid19
Each person applying for the marriage licence must provide 2 pieces of acceptable government issued identification (ID) from the list below:
Bring ALL of the following to your appointment:
As part of the City’s COVID-19 response please read before coming to your appointment.
The City is issuing marriage licences from the North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge St.
You must submit official proof of the divorce when you apply for a marriage licence. This can be the original or a court-certified copy of a:
A certified copy of either of the above divorce documents may be obtained from the court office that granted the divorce. A Decree Nisi, Divorce Order or Judgement will not be accepted. All documents will be returned.
If you do not know where your divorce was granted you can contact the Central Registry of Divorce Proceedings or 1-613-957-4519.
If you were divorced outside of Canada, you will need to provide certain documents to prove that you are no longer married. The Office of the Registrar General for the province of Ontario needs to validate these documents and provide authorization in order for you to get a marriage licence.
Once you have received your Foreign Divorce Authorization from the Office of the Registrar General you can apply for a marriage licence.
For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar General Marriage Office at 1-800-461-2156 (toll-free) or visit Service Ontario.
Do not book an appointment online if you have an expired marriage licence.
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Demand for appointments is high and spots fill up quickly. If you cannot find an appointment to obtain your licence in time for your wedding please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.