Set the date
You can apply for a marriage licence up to 90 days before of your wedding day.
Contact us to schedule your marriage ceremony
519-822-1260 extension 5650
Getting married at Guelph City Hall
Civil marriage/wedding ceremonies in City Council Chambers are available every 30 minutes on:
- Thursdays from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
- Fridays from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
At least two witnesses must be present during your ceremony. For ceremonies at City Hall, a City employee may act as a witness. Please see related fees in the table below.
Getting married at a different time or place
A City of Guelph marriage officiant can perform civil marriage ceremonies at other times and locations. Please contact us to discuss options for getting married at a different time or location.
We do offer civil marriage ceremonies on Saturdays.
We do not offer civil marriage ceremonies on Sundays.
Visit serviceontario.ca/gettingmarried to learn who can perform a legal marriage ceremony in Ontario.
Civil marriage ceremony fees
|Type of service||Fee|
|Ceremony during regular hours at City Hall||$235|
|Ceremony at a different time or location in Guelph (No Sundays)||$360|
|Ceremony at a different time or location outside Guelph (No Sundays)||$360 plus a mileage fee|
|City employee acts as a witness||$28 per witness|
Fees do not include HST. Please pay all required fees by cash, debit, or credit card at City Hall before your ceremony.