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Clerks General Enquiries
City of Orillia
50 Andrew Street South, Suite 300, Orillia, ON L3V 7T5

Phone: 705-325-1311
Fax: 705-325-5178

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In order to be married in Ontario, there are a few requirements you should be aware of. Visit the Service Ontario Website for all the details.

The City of Orillia issues Marriage Licences on behalf of the Province of Ontario.  The following are marriage licence requirements:

  • A marriage licence is only issued to either one or both of the applicants getting married.
  • Both applicants must sign the application.
  • Both applicants must provide the following:
    An original birth certificate and one piece of government photo identification (driver's licence, photo health card) OR a current and valid passport. Photocopies are not acceptable.
  • The fee for a Marriage Licence is $142.00. The fee must be paid for by cash or debit at time of issue.
  • Marriage licences are valid for 90 days from the date issued. The intended date of marriage must be provided on the application.
  • Applicants who have been divorced in Canada must provide the original certificate of divorce or original decree absolute (or a certified copy of the same) from the Court you were divorced in. A divorce order or judgment is not acceptable.
  • Applicants who have been divorced outside of Canada must follow the guidelines of the "Out of Country Divorce Package". Please inquire at the City Centre, 50 Andrew St. S. for more information.
  • Applicants aged 16-17 must have the consent of both parents. Please inquire at the City Centre, 50 Andrew St. S., third floor for more information.
  • There are no residency, medical, or citizenship requirements.
  • Marriage licences are issued Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the City Centre, 50 Andrew St. S., third floor.

Marriage Licence Application Form

Marriage Certificates

Once you are married, a Marriage Certificate can be obtained from the Office of the Registrar General.

You can pick up the Request for Marriage Certificate form at the City of Orillia, 50 Andrew St. S., third floor, or order the certificate online from the Service Ontario Website.

Marriage Officiants

To ensure a marriage is performed properly and legally, Service Ontario has created a Marriage Official database, which lists all those with the authority to perform marriages in the province of Ontario. Please click here to be directed to their website. Service Ontario has also provided the "Before you get married" notice for your information.