The Township of Edwardsburgh Cardinal offers marriage licences and civil marriage ceremonies at the Township Hall, or other locations if you plan to get married in the Province of Ontario.

Please review and follow all current COVID-19 health and safety protocols and service changes when planning to get your marriage licence and participating in civil marriage ceremonies.

Getting a marriage licence

Marriage licences are available by appointment only, during regular office hours. Please contact us to arrange an appointment and to receive your application form. To receive the licence, you must bring to your appointment:

  • Your completed application form
  • Two pieces of government-issued ID
  • The marriage licence $115 fee

Note: Only one person is required to be present to get a marriage licence. If only one person is present, they will be required to bring two pieces of ID for themselves and two pieces of ID for their partner.

A marriage licence is required to get married in Ontario. The licence is valid for 90 days from the issued date.

The Province has extended the expiry date for marriage licences. This includes licences issued between Dec. 1, 2019 and July 24, 2020. These licences are still valid and can be used until July 24, 2022. Licences issued after July 24, 2020 are valid for 90 days from the date it was issued. For more information, please visit Service Ontario.

Civil marriage ceremonies

We can perform civil marriage ceremonies at the Township Hall, or other locations within the province. Ceremonies can be performed during or after regular business hours. Please contact us if you're interested in arranging for your civil marriage ceremony.

Civil marriage ceremony fees include:

  • Ceremony: $250
  • Rehearsal fee: $50 (optional)
  • Mileage fee: $0.465 per km