All specific questions related to Marriage Certificates and name
changes are handled through the city hall where the Marriage Licence was
purchased or by contacting the Office of the Registrar General of
All Licensed Officiants are responsible to mail the completed Marriage Licence to Office of the Registrar General in Thunder Bay within 48 hours of your wedding.
The Record of Solemnization (tear off portion of the licence) is given
to each couple on the day of the wedding.
It is not the practice of the licensing office in Thunder Bay to issue
a receipt or acknowledgment of registering your marriage. To receive your
official Marriage Certificate YOU must apply for it 12 weeks following
your wedding. If YOU do not apply for a Marriage Certificate, YOU will
not receive one.
We will always follow the policies and procedures of the Ontario
government and our licensing body.
For more information please visit Government
of Ontario site