Marriage Licence

How to apply

Follow these steps to apply for Marriage Licence in Alberta.

What’s important to know


When the Marriage Licence is issued, review the Registration of Marriage and Marriage Licence document very closely for errors before you leave the registry agent office. Always have errors corrected immediately.

  • before the ceremony takes place, errors may be corrected by a registry agent
  • after the ceremony takes place, errors must be corrected by an amendment

1. Ensure you are eligible to apply for a Marriage Licence.

2. Go to a registry agent office

Find a registry agent

Processing time

A Marriage Licence is issued while you wait. If you don’t have all the information and documents needed, the process will be delayed.

Contact this service


310-0000, then
780-427-7013 (toll-free in Alberta)

8:15 am - 4:30 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)

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