Bruce Peninsula Licences

Apply for an Ontario Marriage Licence in Bruce Peninsula (North or South), Ontario

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Bruce Peninsula South

South Bruce Peninsula 315 George St, Wiarton, ON N0H 2T0

1) A marriage licence application must be completed and signed by both parties. An application can be accessed online or at the municipal office.


2) Once the application has been completed and signed by both parties it can be brought to the municipal office along with original proof of identity for both applicants (birth certificates along with photo identification, any change of name certificates, or current passport. Record of immigrant landing or Canadian Citizenship card as proof of identity). Photocopies are not acceptable.

If you have been previously married and were divorced within Canada, your original or a court certified copy of the Decree Absolute or Certificate of Divorce must be provided for examination.

3) If you were divorced outside of Canada, you must obtain authorization from the Ministry of Government Services before you can purchase a marriage licence.

4) Persons between the ages of sixteen and seventeen that wish to marry require both parents consent or consent of their guardian. Please request Form 6 (Persons under the age of sixteen may not marry)


How long is a licence good for?

A marriage licence is valid for use anywhere in Ontario for a period of three months from the date of issue.

How much does a marriage licence cost?

The municipality charges a licence fee of $125.00 payable to the Town of South Bruce Peninsula. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

How do I change my name?

You can assume your spouse’s name to become your married name and your legal surname.

If you choose to legally change or hyphenate your surname, a Change of Name form must be filed with the Office of the Registrar General. If filed within 90 days after your marriage there is no fee. To access the form please see the Government of Ontario’s website

Bruce Peninsula North


Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula, 56 Lindsay Rd 5, Lion’s Head, ON N0H 1W0

Mary Lynn Standen, Clerk
(519) 793-3522, X229
Cathy Addison, Deputy Clerk/CEMC
(519) 793-3522, X236
Charlotte Martindale, Secretary
(519) 793-3522, X226


Marriage Licence Application Form

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