I lost my marriage certificate. How do I get another one?

If you got married in Ontario

If you got in Ontario, you can order a marriage certificate:

  • online
  • by mail or fax
  • in person
  • by telephone

You have to give the following information when you order it:

  • you and your partner’s first and last names
  • the date you got married, and
  • the name of the city or town you got married in

You have to pay a fee when you order a marriage certificate.

Online

Fill out ServiceOntario’s online application form and pay the fee with your credit card.

By mail or fax

Download a Marriage Certificate Application Form or pick one up from a municipal office or city hall. Or call the Office of the Registrar General at 1-800-461-2156 (toll-free) or 416-325-8305 (within Toronto) and ask to have the form mailed to you.

Fill out the form, and mail it to the address below. If you want to pay the fee by cheque, make the cheque out to “Minister of Finance”. If you want to pay the fee by credit card, write your credit card number on the form.

Office of the Registrar General
PO Box 4600
189 Red River Road
Thunder Bay
P7B 6L8

Or, you can fax the form and your credit card number to 1-807-343-7459.

In person

You can apply in person in Toronto and Ottawa only.

Download a Marriage Certificate Application Form or pick one up from a municipal office or city hall.

Fill out the form and take it to the address on the application form. If you want to pay the fee by cheque, make the cheque out to “Minister of Finance”. If you want to pay the fee by credit card, write your credit card number on the form.

By telephone

Call:

  • ServiceOntario at 1-800-267-8097 (toll-free) or 416-326-1234 (within Toronto), or
  • the Registrar General of Ontario at 1-800-461-2156 (toll-free) or 416-325-8305 (within Toronto).

Pay the fee with your credit card.

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