The Township of Tyendinaga issues licences for marriage ceremonies taking place anywhere in the Province of Ontario. Licences are issued no earlier than 90 days prior to the date of the ceremony.

The current marriage licence fee is $130.00.

Appointments are required to finalize your marriage licence. Please contact the Municipal Office at 613-396-1944 ext. 201 for more information.

Please note that the Township of Tyendinaga does conduct civil marriage ceremonies. Please contact the Municipal Office. 

Please read the following licence requirements before you complete the Marriage Licence Application Form.  Also see the Ontario Government “Getting married” webpage for more information regarding your marriage.

  • Issuance of licences are during regular business hours.  Due to possible staff schedule conflicts, it is best to call ahead for an appointment.
  • A licence may only be issued to the Applicant and/or Joint Applicant.
  • Both parties to the marriage must sign the application form.
  • Proof of Age: Birth Certificate, Current Passport, or Affidavit of Age.  Photo identification is also required for both parties.
  • If a marriage licence is issued to only one party, proof age still applies for both parties and the application form must be signed by both parties.
  • If the applicant(s) is/are living at a rural route address or have a box number as an address, the lot, concession, township or actual street address is required.
  • If the applicants are getting married in a rural area, the Township name is required on the application form.
  • If either or both applicant(s) were divorced in Canada, the original or certified copy of the Decree of Absolute or Certificate of Divorce is required.  Certified copies can be obtained from the Court which granted the divorce.  Uncertified photocopies are not acceptable.  Applications who are widowed are not required to provide proof of the death of their spouse.
  • If you were divorced outside of Canada and wish to re-marry, please follow this link to see what documentation the Province of Ontario requires before a marriage licence can be issued by the municipal office.
  • Once issued the Marriage Licence is valid for three months and may be used at any Location within the Province of Ontario.  The location must be as specified on the licence.

Contact Us

Yvonne Murphy
~ Clerk
859 Melrose Road, RR#1, Shannonville, ON K0K 3A0