PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE COMPLETING THE APPLICATION
An application form must be completed and signed by both applicants in order to obtain an
Ontario Marriage Licence. The application form must be submitted to the marriage licence issuer
along with supporting documents for both applicants (see below).Both applicants are encouraged
to attend in person although only one of the applicants must attend in person provided they
have the proper ORIGINAL documents for both applicants.
The marriage licence will be issued while you wait and only if all documentation is in
Office of the City Clerk, 2nd Floor, Civic Centre
City of Mississauga, 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed statutory holidays)
$140.00 (effective January 01, 2010) subject to change without notice Payable by Cash,
Debit, Visa, Master Card, American Express
Any two (2) of the following original pieces of identification must be
presented for each applicant at the time of purchasing the marriage licence. All photo
identification must be originals; photocopies of identification are not acceptable.
Both pieces of identification must have the same name(s) documented and one piece of
identification must be photo identification.
*Original Birth Certificate (If your Birth Certificate is in a language other than English
or French it must be translated by an official translator. When presenting your Birth
Certificate the original and the translation must be presented together).
- A valid Canadian refugee travel document (with photo)
- A Change of Name Certificate
- A current Citizenship card with photo (issued within the past 10 yrs.)
- A valid Drivers Licence / Enhanced Drivers Licence (with photo)
- A valid Photo Identity card from any country (issued within past 10 yrs.)
- A valid Nexus card
- A valid Ontario Photo ID Card (to apply go to www.serviceontario.ca)
- A valid Passport
- A valid Permanent Residency Card
- A valid Record of Immigration Landing (with photo)
- A valid United States Green Card (with photo)
Please note: A Health Card or Social Insurance Number (SIN) card are not acceptable
for identification purposes.
Applicants 16 or 17 years of age require parental consent. A form (Form 6) must be completed
and signed by both parents/guardians.
Contact our office for further information by calling 3-1-1 or if you are calling from outside
the City limits call 905-615-4311.
If you do not understand English or French, you must provide an interpreter. The interpreter
will be required to provide appropriate identification and complete a declaration.
The original or *Court certified copy of the Certificate of Divorce or a Decree Absolute
must be shown to the licence issuer. A Judgement or Court Order issued by the Court is not
proof of divorce.
*Please note photocopies or certificates certified by a Lawyer or Notary Public will not be
If a divorce was granted outside Canada, please request additional forms, which provide further
information and instructions, by calling 3-1-1 or if you are calling from outside the City
limits call 905-615-4311 or go to www.serviceontario.ca.
An Ontario marriage licence is valid for use anywhere in Ontario for a period of three (3)
months or 89 days from the date of issue.
There is no waiting period in the Province of Ontario to be married once the licence is
There is no refund for lost, damaged or expired licences.
Ontario has no residency or blood tests requirements and does not permit marriage by proxy.
There are no refunds for lost, stolen, damaged or expired licences.
Civil Marriage Ceremony (Please check the
availability of the Officiant before booking the facility).
The City of Mississauga offers Civil Marriage ceremonies.
Authorized Officiants are available to perform simple yet dignified civil ceremonies, with no
Ceremonies are conducted at the Civic Centre in the Chapel or Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Garden
between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday to Friday (closed Statutory holidays).
For information on how to book an Officiant, please call 3-1-1 or if you are calling from
outside the City limits call 905-615-4311.
Booking a Facility (Please check the availability of the
officiant before booking the facility).
A couple who wishes to be married at the City of Mississauga is responsible for booking the
facility and the Officiant.
Booking arrangements for the Wedding Chapel or Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Garden (outdoor
venue) can be made in person at the Central Booking Office, located on the ground floor,
Central Library, 301 Burnhamthorpe Road West (directly opposite the Civic Centre) or by
telephone at 905-615-4100.