Bracebridge Licences

Apply for an Ontario Marriage Licence in Bracebridge, Ontario

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To Apply for a Marriage Licence

How do I apply for a Marriage Licence in Bracebridge

Prior to getting married in the Province of Ontario you need to obtain a Marriage Licence.

Upon issuance, the Licence is valid for up to 90 days.

The Fee is $145.00.

To apply for a Licence:

Review the Marriage Application Requirements
Fill out, sign and date the Marriage Licence Application Form

Make an Appointment with Staff in the Corporate Services Department to obtain the Licence

Marriage Licence Requirements May 2016




Application Form The application form must be fully completed and signed by both individuals getting married and submitted in person by one or both applicants with the supporting identification and documents listed below.

The Marriage Licence will be issued the same day providing all documentation is complete.

Identification Each applicant must provide two (2) pieces of original, government-issued identification, which will be copied and filed in accordance with the Town’s records retention practices.

One piece MUST be current photo identification to prove your legal name and age.

You will need: 1. A Birth Certificate and photo ID – for BOTH applicants; or 2. Passport and a second piece of photo ID – for BOTH applicants

Please Note: Health Cards will not be accepted as the current photo I.D. or only piece of photo I.D. Minors 16 and 17 year-old applicants will require parental or guardian consent. Please contact this office for further information.

Divorces Applicants who have been divorced in Canada must provide the original Certificate of Divorce or original Decree Absolute (or a Court Certified copy of the same) from the Court you were divorced in.

Please note: A Divorce Order or Judgment is NOT acceptable.

If the applicant was divorced outside of Canada you must obtain authorization from the Registrar General’s Office at 1-800-461-2156 or

Licence Fee $145.00 (NO HST) payable by cash or debit card.

A Marriage Licence is valid for use anywhere in Ontario for a period of three (3) months from the date of issue.

Office Hours Licences are issued Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. by appointment only.

Please note that the Municipal Office is closed Statutory Holidays.

Location The Town of Bracebridge Municipal office is located at 1000 Taylor Court in Bracebridge (behind Rocky Island Tire).

If you wish to book an appointment or have any further questions, please contact: Jenn Cormier (705) 645-6319, Ext. 280 OR Matthew Gower (705) 645-6319, Ext. 247

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