To apply for a marriage licence, bring a completed marriage licence application form along with the required original identification to the Clerk's Office on the second floor of the Municipal Administrative Centre. A marriage license can only be issued to the applicant(s). The Clerk's Office also has printed forms available.
40 Temperance Street, Bowmanville
Hours of operation:
Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Along with your completed application, bring two original pieces of government-issued identification for each applicant. One piece of identification must include a current passport or original birth certificate. The second piece of identification must be government-issued and include a photo.
Examples of government-issued photo identification:
Note: A certified translator must translate documents from a language other than English or French to English.
Service Ontario has more information on marriages, authorized officials, types of marriages, forms, marriage certificates, changing names and remarriage after divorce.
If you are getting remarried after a divorce, you will need to provide certain documents to prove you are no longer married. For detailed information, see the Government of Ontario website.
Widowed applicants are not required to provide proof of death. If the marriage of an applicant ended by the presumed death of a spouse, you must provide a court order declaring the presumed death.
The Municipal Clerk or designate performs civil marriage ceremonies at the Municipal Administrative Centre Monday through Friday.
Visit Service Ontario to order a death certificate online.
All deaths in Ontario are registered through the Office of the Registrar General. You can find information on archived death records on the Archives of Ontario website.
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