Civil Marriage Ceremonies

Civil Marriage Ceremonies at Brampton City Hall are for couples looking for a simple and dignified approach to exchange their marriage vows. 

Ceremonies are conducted at Brampton City Hall, 2 Wellington Street West, Brampton, on Wednesdays (with the exception of Statutory Holidays) during office hours only.  Pre-booking is required.

About the ceremony:

  • The ceremony is a maximum of 30 minutes long.
  • Script is provided by the City of Brampton. No changes are permitted.
  • Two (2) witness are required - one for each partner - and must be at least 16 years of age and able to understand and speak English competently.
  • Ceremonies are conducted in English - the couple is responsible for providing an interpreter for translation into another language if required. The interpreter cannot be one of the witnesses.
  • Up to four (4) people may attend - this includes the couple and the witnesses only - no exceptions (unless an interpreter is required).

Bookings may be made using our online appointment service here

Fees must be paid in full at the time of booking.  

A valid marriage licence must be presented or purchased at the time of booking ($150.00). Marriage licences are currently being issued by appointment only, with limited availability.  To book an appointment to obtain a marriage licence, go to our online appointment service here.

Fees and policies:

  • $225.00 plus 13% HST (total $254.25).  The fee does not include the cost of the marriage licence, which must be purchased separately ($150.00).
  • Any change of date made up to seven (7) business days prior to a ceremony is subject to a $50.00 + HST ($56.50) administration fee.
  • Any cancellation made up to seven (7) business days prior to a ceremony may be refunded and is subject to a $50.00 + HST ($56.50) administration fee.
  • Any cancellation made less than seven (7) business days prior to a ceremony is non-refundable; any change of date made less than seven (7) business days prior to a ceremony is considered a cancellation and is non-refundable.
  • It is recommended that all parties (the couple and two witnesses) arrive together 15 minutes prior to their scheduled ceremony to ensure the ceremony takes place as planned.
  • Late arrivals - if either member of the couple or their witnesses arrive late to a scheduled ceremony, they will be treated as a 'No Show', and will not be accommodated. The ceremony will be deemed as cancelled and fees will not be refunded - no exceptions.

For more information, please contact marriage.licence@brampton.ca or 905.874.2100. ​​​​