Licensed to Wed - BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA

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British Columbia


Looking to get hitched in beautiful British Columbia? Well, here are a few facts and details on what you need to do, who you need to contact and where you need to go in order to get married!


 


ID Requirement


Proof of identification such as a Driver License, passport, or birth certificate. You also need to know the full names (maiden name) and birthplaces of your parents.


 


Residency Requirement


Do not have to be a resident of British Columbia.


 


Where to get Marriage License


From a Marriage Licence Issuer (MLI) at any Registry Agent Office.


 


Previous Marriages


Proof of the divorce or annulment in the form of the Certificate of Divorce or Decree Absolute must be provided. Proof of death of former spouse may also be required.


 


Covenant Marriage Option


No.


 


Waiting Period


None.


 


Fees


$75.00-$100.00. Rates may vary between Marriage Commissioners. Some require cash only.


 


Other Tests


No other tests necessary.


 


Proxy Marriages


No.


 


Cousin Marriages


Yes.


 


Common Law Marriages: No.


 


Same Sex Marriages: Yes.


 


Under 19: Applicants under 19 years of age but over 16 need to have parental or court consent. Anyone under the age of 16 must have the consent of either the Supreme or County Court.


 


Witnesses: Two over the age of 18.


 


Miscellaneous: License is valid for 90 days.


 


Copy of Certificate of Marriage:
British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency
PO Box 9657
STN PROV GOVT
Victoria BC V8W 9P3
Phone: 1-800-663-8328
Fax: (250)952-2527
Website: Online.


 


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Last Updated: September 9, 2009 at 6:03 am
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