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Obtain a Marriage License - When? 

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Posted On: 1/23/2018
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Hello

My fiance and I are getting married in October.

When do we need to obtain our marriage license?

How long does it take to get?

Also where do we obtain our license?

I am in Hamilton.
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Posted On: 1/30/2018
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Hello,

Thank you for sharing your situation and question with us.

We can appreciate that you would be interested in this type of information.

You can find some detailed information in our Settlement.Org How do I get a marriage licence? article.

Regarding your first question,


When do we need to obtain our marriage license?


Marriage licences are valid for use anywhere in Ontario for three months from the date of issue. Therefore, you must apply for your marriage licence within 3 months of the day you plan to get married.

Regarding your second question,

How long does it take to get?


In general, you can get a marriage licence on the same day that you apply.

Regarding your third question,

Also where do we obtain our license?



You mentioned you are in Hamilton. You can contact the nearest Municipal Service Centre for information and to apply.

I hope this information is helpful. Please let us know if you have further questions and if there is any follow up to your question/situation.

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Anna
Settlement.Org Content and Information/Referral Specialist, CIRS
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