Marriage License

Marriage LicenseApplication for a marriage license must be made in person to a marriage licence issuer.  Marriage licence issuers are located throughout the province. Information regarding issuers in your area is available from Vital Statistics at (709), 729-0305.

Note: Although only one person is required to apply in person, both parties to the marriage must complete an affidavit and have their signatures witnessed on it by a Commissioner of Oaths, a Justice of the Peace, or a Notary Public. If the application is being completed outside of Newfoundland and Labrador, signatures must be witnessed by a Notary Public. As well, if application is being made by only one party, that party must bring the ID for both parties.

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In St. John’s, applications for a marriage license may be made at Vital Statistics, Department of Government Services, 5 Mews Place.

For more information visit: www.gs.gov.nl.ca/birth/getting_married/index.html