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Marriage Licensing Now Available


6/8/2020 12:20:07 PM

Marriage Licences are issued at the Municipal Office located at 312915 Dereham Line, Mt. Elgin Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The cost of a marriage licence in South-West Oxford is $100. Payment may be made by cash or debit. Marriage licences issued in South-West Oxford are valid for a marriage taking place anywhere within Ontario and for up to three months from the date of issuance. 

If you would like to get a marriage licence issued, please contact the Clerk at 519-485-0477 ext. 7023 to set up an appointment. 

Prior to your appointment, the Marriage Licence Application Form must be completed and signed by both applicants. Individuals applying for a marraige must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Applicants between the ages of 16 and 17 require parental consent.

Only one of the applicants needs to attend to purchase the marriage licence; however, both parties are welcome. If only one person is attending, two (2) original pieces of government issued identification must be provided for both applicants. Only original pieces of idenitification will be accepted. A passport and birth certificate and/or drivers licence is preferred.

If one or both of the applicants applying for a marriage licence has been divorced and the divorce was granted in Canada, the original or a certified true copy of the decree absolute or the certificate of divorce must also be provided. Divorce judgements are not accepted. If the divorce was granted outside of Canada, the Registrar General's authorization is required. Please contact Service Ontario for more information. 

Once a marriage licence has been issued, it is valid for a period of three (3) months. Upon expiry, a new marriage licence would need to be obtained. No refunds are provided for marriage licences.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Julie Forth at 519-485-0477 ext. 7023 or via email.



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Township of South-West Oxford

Located in South Western Ontario, in the South West section of Oxford County and serves as a regional centre for industry, commerce and recreation.

The Township oversees 87,588 acres with a population of 7,544 and we have Canada’s busiest highway in our front yard! With a rich agricultural heritage, please stop by and enjoy our diverse Township. 

The Township’s mission is be "a leader in the development and delivery of municipal services for the growth and well being of our community"

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312915 Dereham Line
Mt. Elgin, On N0J 1N0
Hours: Monday – Friday 
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Phone: 519-877-2702 / 519-485-0477
Fax: 519-485-2932

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