You can order a marriage document from within or outside of Alberta.
What’s important to know
There is a $20 government fee for ordering marriage documents, as well as registry agent or Registry Connect service fees. Fees vary among registry agents.
Documents are usually mailed to you 2-3 days after a registry agent or registry connect processes the application. If information is missing or there are any discrepancies in information, an application may be delayed. Documents are sent to you by regular mail. For special arrangements or rush service options, speak with a registry agent or Registry Connect.
Application for copies of Registrations of Marriage 75 years old and older (from the date of marriage) must be made through the Provincial Archives of Alberta.
Order a marriage document from within Alberta
Complete the form
Application for Marriage Documents (PDF, 3 pages)
Applications are also available at registry agent offices.
Drop off the application
Take the completed application to a registry agent, along with an accepted form of ID.
Order a marriage document from outside Alberta
Complete the form
Registry Connect Application for Certificate / Documents (PDF, 8 pages)
Don’t complete the Statutory Declaration for Proof of Identity portion of the form at this time.
Go to a Notary Public or Commissioner for Oaths
Take the completed application and your accepted form of ID to a Notary Public or Commissioner for Oaths to complete the Statutory Declaration for Proof of Identity portion of the form.
Mail your application
Mail the original completed application and Statutory Declaration for Proof of Identity to Registry Connect. Photocopies/faxes are not accepted.
Note: To download a PDF document, right-click and select 'save as' and save to your computer.
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